Argentina’s Lionel Messi  scores his third goal against Ecuador. Argentina’s victory sealed their place in the World Cup in Russia.  Photograph: Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images

1 Fear Germany They finished with 10 wins from ten games and scored 43 – more than anyone else in European or South American qualification. They con(...)

 Martin O’Neill when  manager of Leicester City in 1999.

His office at the Aston Villa training ground almost four years ago: Martin O’Neill’s rapid, considered responses shift seamlessly from looking ahead (...)