Ronaldo is at it again

Plaudits to Cristiano for winning a fourth Ballon d’Or. This part year the Portugal captain has been part of a European Cup winning side and domestic Spanish title-winning team with Real Madrid. His trophy/medal cabinet must be close to overflowing after a panel of journalists chose him as the winner…

Exclusive interview: Sir Trevor Brooking

BT has announced its support for St George’s Park, the Football Association’s National Football Centre that will develop coaches, sports scientists and young players. And Life’s A Pitch caught up with the FA’s Director of Football Development Sir Trevor Brooking for an exclusive chat to discuss the centre and his aspirations for the…

Exclusive interview: Steve McManaman

Liverpool legend Steve McManaman made his debut for the Reds in December 1990, the season that followed Liverpool’s 18th and final league title. It also happened to be Kenny Dalglish’s final season in charge at Anfield before his sudden resignation. McManaman went on to become a firm Anfield favourite with…