Rewind to 2001

"Football is nothing"

September 8, 2011
By John Brewin
The New York morning of September 11, 2001, continues to dictate world events to this day. It was the moment the globe looked on in horror, with daily routines stopped in their tracks. After a slight delay, even the closeted world of football had to look up and take notice after the World Trade Center was razed to the ground and the Pentagon wrecked by Al-Qaeda's attack.

One of football's most overused cliches is that 'things' are put into perspective by a real-life event. ...

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