Sergio González

Catching the train

Real Valladolid have taken points from both Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid this season. Head coach Sergio González tells us about his first days as a manager at Espanyol, returning to La Liga and working with Ronaldo

Xabi Alonso

How do you defend against Lionel Messi? What are the benefits of playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo? In his Masterclass, Xabi Alonso explains all as he describes his respective playing roles at Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich
Robbie Elliott

Sir Bobby

Sir Bobby Robson managed England, Barcelona, Newcastle, Fulham, Ipswich, PSV Eindhoven, Porto and Sporting Lisbon during a remarkable career. His former player Robbie Elliott explains the significant impression he left on all he coached
Ralf Rangnick

My epiphany

Ralf Rangnick on his evolution as a coach and how he ensures his players keep pace with the constantly changing landscape of the game, both in the Bundesliga and beyond

Premier League player watch: Jamie Vardy

Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy was named the Premier League’s player of the month for October. Our professional scouts analyse why his performances for Brendan Rodgers’ team are so far making them the closest challengers to Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea
Jill Ellis

My father’s footsteps

Head coach of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup winning US Women’s National Soccer team Jill Ellis, on an American dream that was born in England