Footballs Greatest

Simply the best!  Take a look through our profiles of the people we think have contributed to making football the greatest sport of all.  See if you agree with our choices.  We are always adding new names, so if your favourite is not yet there, he may well be before long.  Come back soon to check.

Football’s Greatest Players

A look at the careers of the game’s greatest players and what made them so special. Their career paths and what was said about them by other big characters of the game.

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Football’s Greatest Managers

Many are good, but few are great. We look at the careers of the greatest managers in the game’s history. See what their methods were and why they were so successful. How football philosophies from different ends of the spectrum can both result in success.

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Football’s Greatest Quotes

From the profound to sheer stupity, the big names in the game are never shy about speaking their mind. Look through a compilation of our favourite football quotes.

Cartoon illustration of Sir Bobby Robson Copyright Battlersandbottlers“We didn’t have the run of the mill.”
Glenn Hoddle

“I do want to play the short ball and I do want to play the long ball. I think long and short balls is what football is all about.”
Bobby Robson

Cartoon illustration of Kevin Keegan copyright Battlersandbottlers“There are two ways of getting the ball. One is from your own team-mates, and that’s the only way.”
Terry Venables

“There’ll be no siestas in Madrid tonight.”
Kevin Keegan