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Get with the programme ~ Grimsby v Sheff Utd

Grimsby-v-SUFC400A Grimsby Town team with strong local representation crush Sheffield United on the final day of the season to win the Division Three championship in front of 19,000 people at Blundell Park

Badge of the week ~ Black Horns SC, Mauritius

BlackHorns150aThe message of “Value Plus” is not what one wants to see on the iconic representation of one’s football club. A spot of Latin always works of course...

Campaign to safeguard Qatar World Cup workers

The TUC has launched a campaign to help safeguard the lives of the 4,000 workers who are building the infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Offshore finance for clubs investigated

The Tax Justice Network has documented offshore finance in the UK's professional leagues – almost £3 billion in loans and shares originates from offshore companies

WSC 339 & matchday special issue out now

wsc339- In defence of pitch invasions
- Football & politics: fans demand reform
- Charlton's election campaign
- Short keepers and fat players
- Player trafficking exposed
- Past and present at Glossop

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

WSC writers' competition 2015 launched

wsc writers compThe annual WSC writers' award has returned, open to amateur writers with a £250 prize for the winner

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How Royle built Oldham’s Premier League team

icon transfersIt wasn't quite the fairytale that many would now have you believe but Joe Royle's team-building methods at Boundary Park are unlikely to be repeated these days

Orient’s off-field problems caused their rapid decline

icon swisscrapAfter coming in with a flurry of promises that raised expectations, responsibility for Leyton Orient's relegation to League Two lies with their new owners

Queen of the South out to shock Rangers and Hibs

icon strikerThe Scottish play-offs begin on May 9 and while two of the country's biggest clubs will take all the attention it is the team who finished fourth who may reach the top flight

Cole and Richards highlight English flaws abroad

icons abroadNeither Ashley Cole nor Micah Richards have impressed for Roma or Fiorentina respectively this season, exposing the tactical inflexibility of England's exports

Grimsby approach Eastleigh play-off semi with caution

icon promotionGrimsby will regard tonight’s opponents Eastleigh warily, rather in the manner of a dog encountering its first hedgehog, as they get their third consecutive play-offs underway

Vote Football launched to influence election candidates

icon nofansVote Football gives supporters an easy way of contacting their local election candidates and urging them to back legislation that would reform football

Hull find balance as tough run-in starts with Liverpool

icon bruceVictory over Crystal Palace has given Tigers fans belief that they can stay up but four of their final five games are against teams in the top six and the other is Burnley

Final suspensions deserve a special kind of sympathy

icon refs1No matter how much emotion is involved in a player potentially missing a final because of red or yellow cards it should never be allowed influence the competition rules

Man Utd top wage table as QPR spend double earnings

icon brokenballSouthampton are getting the best value out of their players' wages according to new figures, while Manchester United are now spending more than Manchester City

On this day in history ~ Division One, 1950

D1 RESULTS 220450aPortsmouth's second consecutive title

Blackpool fans plan “day of judgement” for owners

icon blackpoolawayHaving been relegated with a month of the season remaining, Blackpool supporters will protest against their chairman at the final match of the season

PSG and Marseille put aside rivalry to take on TV

icon tv1Aftr a string of controversies, including a Zlatan Ibrahimovic outburst being broadcast that eventually led to a ban, the two clubs are boycotting Canal Plus

Gerrard’s FA Cup “destiny” the dream outcome


The media obsession with Steven Gerrard's birthday FA Cup final victory in his final game for Liverpool is ignoring facts and news for a "good story"


 

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