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Lionel Messi: In Others’ Words

The great Lionel Messi is appreciated by Diego Simeone, Domènec Torrent, Carles Rexach, José Mourinho, Sergio “Checho” Batista, Steve Holland and Pablo Aimar
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Sir Alex Ferguson: In Others’ Words

The influence of Sir Alex Ferguson, as told by Ryan Giggs, David Moyes, Mark Hughes, Phil Neville, René Meulensteen, Michael Appleton, Alex McLeish and more
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Gérard Houllier

My mate Gerard

Much-loved former Liverpool manager Gérard Houllier is exclusively remembered by his friend, and assistant manager during his time at Anfield, Phil Thompson
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Mick McCarthy

Big Jack

Jack Charlton has left a huge legacy in Irish football. His friend and successor Mick McCarthy remembers his remarkable influence
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Robbie Elliott

Sir Bobby

Sir Bobby Robson’s former player at Newcastle, Robbie Elliott, explains the significant impression the former England manager left on all he coached
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Radomir Antic

An Education

The highly respected Radi Antic, once of Barcelona and Real Madrid, discusses his experiences of playing in England with Luton Town
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Domènec Torrent

Pep’s longest aide

Domènec Torrent followed Pep Guardiola from Barcelona to Manchester City, before managing New York City in Major League Soccer. He revisits his journey
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Francisco Rufete

The Top Floor

Francisco Rufete on the footballing lessons he learned from Johan Cruyff at Barcelona and Rafa Benítez at Valencia
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Eusebio Sacristan

Gràcies Johan

Former Girona and Real Sociedad manager Eusebio Sacristán discusses the enduring influence of the late, great Johan Cruyff
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