Debuts Part 13: Gary Lineker

STU HORSFIELD on Gary Lineker’s perfect start to life in the Catalan capital Peter Reid takes a touch, looks up and drives a 50-yard pass, deep into the Liverpool half. Alan Hansen is caught the wrong side, the Everton number eight glides over the Wembley turf and strikes the ball left-footed towards goal. Bruce Grobbelaar […]

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Sergio Busquets: A Reassessment

It is an image that is forever burnt into my mind: Sergio Busquets peeking through this fingers to see if his theatrical response to Thiago Motta’s challenge had succeeded in getting his opponent sent off. In the maelstrom that was that 2010 Champion’s League semi-final between Inter and Barcelona, it was the defining image of […]

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