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Badge of the week ~ UE Santa Coloma, Andorra

Coloma150Santa Coloma’s badge draws on the Andorran fable of the squirrel and the church. The fable tells of a priest who lived by himself in an isolated village...

WSC 343 & 2015-16 Season Guide out now

wsc344- Club-by-club guide & prediction tables
- Women's football on the up
- Hull City, not Tigers
- Emirates Cup for Arsenal
- Non-League in South Yorkshire
- I play for the Faroe Islands

Getting shirty ~ Stevenage away, 2008-10

Stevenage08-10The zenith of Stevenage shirt sponsorship, Megaman, coincided with the club's best times under Graham Westley

Get with the programme ~ Inverness Thistle v Hibs

InvernessvHibs400Dundee and Inverness Caledonian were the other two participants fighting for the spectacularly named Round Robin Cup, which provided some much-needed pre-season "entertainment" for fans

Special offer ~ save £2 on Rock 'n' Roll Soccer

RockRoll101WSC readers can save £2 on contributor Ian Plenderleith's book about the rise and fall of the North American Soccer League, from the stars to the experimental rules you can find out how the game sold itself to a continent and then crashed back down to earth


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Injuries and video games unsettle Coventry

icon league1bHaving moved their match against Southend to a bank holiday Monday night, the Sky Blues' squad is already stretched and needs some reinforcement

Championship clubs’ total debt reaches £1.1 billion

icon brokenballBolton Wanderers owe the most in the division at over £180 million but QPR are not far behind, while Cardiff and Ipswich are both close to £100m in debt

Blackburn and Bolton desperate after poor starts

icon champ2Both clubs have just two points from opening four matches and at Ewood Park manager Gary Bowyer is already facing rumours of his sacking

Loss of key players already being felt at Southampton

icon transfersTwo summers in a row of high-profile departures finally seems to be takings its toll on the Saints and the Europa League is making things more difficult

Twenty’s Plenty saves fans £437,000 during 2014-15

icon ticketpricesThe campaign managed to reduce prices for almost 40,000 supporters throughout last season but a lot of work still needs to be done to bring down prices

The lost variety of European play-offs

icon champsleague10When glancing through records of European competitions, a third scoreline, often asterisked, denotes a mini sequel – a tie which didn’t go by the book

Alternative weekend Football League highlights

icon tv1With clubs now putting highlights directly onto YouTube, Twohundredpercent have compiled all the videos into divisional reviews so you can avoid Channel 5

Calls for inquiry into West Ham’s Olympic deal

icon westham2A petition has been launched to force the government to look into West Ham's rental of the Olympic Stadium and whether it breaks fair competition rules

Small margin for error at Brighton despite strong start

icon champBrighton are unbeaten in their opening four league games but the results were tight and last season's problems are not yet fully behind them

Random fixtures hurt fans with long-distance games

icon bsqsouthCarlisle Utd's 780-mile round trip on Tuesday night was just one of many examples that could be avoided if the League took care of supporters' interests

New Manchester plays to challenge stereotypes

Greatest Team150This September, Manchester’s Monkeywood Theatre, in association with The Lowry, will stage By Far The Greatest Team

Celtic must alter mindset to get games they crave

icon sadchampsleagueThe Scottish champoins may not be regularly punished in their domestic league but Europe is a different matter and Malmo will make it tough

Laurie Cunningham: Different class exhibition

Cunning150A new exhibition from September to November at the Park Theatre in Finsbury Park will look at the life and unique style of Laurie Cunningham, both on the pitch and off it

Tackling discrimination across football

Copa90Kick It Out are launching a new app to make it easier to report abuse, while the Anti-Racism World Cup took place in Belfast and Farenet spoke about their work


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