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Badge of the week ~ Deportivo Boyacá Chicó

Chico150The Boyacá Chicó area, in the olden days, was a dangerous place to live, what with bandits and cut-throats and people who could steal your identity just by...

Photo Gallery ~ Stafford Rangers v Chasetown


Stafford Rangers v Chasetown 1, 26/12/2015, Marston Road, Northern Premier League

Scenes from football history, 294 ~ Shakespeare

348 Scenesby Dave Robinson, from WSC 348

Get with the programme ~ Blackpool v Preston, 1989

BlackpoolvPreston450There is surely a trivia quiz question along the lines of: "How many players have scored the winning goal in a Lancashire derby after coming on as a substitute to replace someone who had already come on as a substitute?"

Beard craze sweeps dressing rooms

348 BeardBy Dave Robinson, from WSC 348

WSC 348 out now

wsc348- Leicester: the nation's favourites?
- A guide to matchday manners
- The era of football pen pals
- Dressing room dramas
- Van Gaal v Class of 92
- Jimmy Hill remembered

Shaky Arsenal hold no fear for in-form Bournemouth

icon bournemouth13The Cherries have eased relegation concerns ahead of the Gunners’ visit on Sunday, with Eddie Howe's team adaprting to life in the Premier League

Championship leaders Hull proving tough to love

icon bruceSteve Bruce's Tigers travel to fellow promotion contenders Burnley this weekend but despite their loft position, Hull's fans are not warming to their team

Italy’s smaller clubs suffer in January upheaval

icon transfwindowThe current transfer window means carefully built squads of poorer clubs get ripped apart, short-changing supporters who have bought season tickets

New tool helps fans lobby clubs over ticket prices

icon ticketpricesThe Football Supporters' Federation have launched a new initiative which makes it easy for fans to directly contact Premier League clubs about lowering costs

Defence the focus as Stevenage head to York

icon relegation12League Two relegation strugglers meet at Bootham Crescent today, in a game that promises to be a clash of blunt attacks against woeful defences

Group effort has Birmingham back to best

icon champThe signing of Diego Fabbrini was the first significant outlay since relegation from the Premier League, highlighting the club's turnaround under Gary Rowett

Crowdfunding for Laurie Cunningham biography

icon japanballThe former Leyton Oreint, West Brom and Real Madrid striker was the first black player to wear an England shirt and a leading light of London's 1970s soul scene

Martínez needs history to repeat for restless Everton

icon martinezHoward Kendall’s team were having similar problems with inconsistency and an unhappy crowd until their 1984 League Cup run, which ended in an all-Merseyside final

Blackpool’s on-field improvements irrelevant

icon blackpoolawayBlackpool may be out of the relegation zone but their supporters are focused on removing their owners, having taken the fight to the council

Russia's naturalisation plan divides opinion

icon playermoveWith German Roman Neustädter and Lokomotiv Moscow’s Brazilian goalkeeper Guilherme apparent targets, Fulbolgrad have looked at opposing sides of the debate

Venezia’s local focus works wonders in tourist city

icon promotionVenice’s club have been stuck in Serie D for too long but under an enthusiastic new owner they are now looking up and have plans for a new stadium

Government plan for fans to have say in club strategy

icon appeal1The Expert Working Group on Supporter Ownership and Engagement has been meeting for the past year but did not recommend fans have seats on boards

Whitehawk fans oppose “Brighton City” name change

WhitehawkFans600Petition launched asking club to reconsider and consult with supporters


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