Italy's Andrea Pirlo may be the best active player left among those born in the 1970s.
On the verge of extinction, one club has bounced back thanks to fan ownership.
Tottenham thanks its lucky stars for a discarded Portuguese wunderkind.
Portugal's Paolo Sousa has shown his managing mettle but still has nowhere to go.
The back-and-forth English loan system can damage fans and players alike.
Only 19, Manchester United "escapee" Pogba is beginning to shine in Turin.
Next-gen Stramaccioni brings Mourinho-charm and energy to Inter Milan.
Italy has reason for optimism as the World Cup clock starts ticking down.
In football, the only thing harder than securing star status is holding on to it.
Juventus-Roma and Inter-Milan reflect snippets of Italian sports history.
A number of key managerial shifts may bring British footballing surprises.
Corruption, cash woes, and boring play are gnawing at the game's foundations.