THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

York could drop to the sixth tier for the first time, while Maidenhead eye the South title and Salford and Halifax challenge for the North play-offs

Reading kids

From wide-eyed innocence to twilight years at a laid-back non-League match – Ian Plenderleith has seen what lies ahead and he doesn’t mind at all

Stoke striker Saido Berahino welcomes initiative to mark 80th anniversary of arrival in UK of some of the first refugees to play professional football here

For two semi-finalists the FA Cup will be over this weekend, but that wasn’t always the case – in WSC 288 Owen Amos remembered the matches even the FA ignore

Barnet Underhill

From Barnet’s Underhill to the Manor Ground of Oxford via Grundy Hill and Easter Road, pitches with a slope have become part of football’s folklore

Bill Shankly was not just a manager: he was a communicator. In WSC 205 Barney Ronay listened and was reminded of a thousand pale imitations

Away fans 

Virgin will reimburse the costs of fans’ tickets above £20 for a single away fixture at all top-tier clubs following the FSF’s Twenty's Plenty campaign

PHOTO OF THE WEEK

Everton Ladies Kirstie Levell
Acrobatic save from Everton Ladies’ Kirstie Levell ~ by Paul Thompson

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CARTOONS

363 ScenesBy Dave Robinson

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REVIEWS

363 SocratesDoctor Socrates: Footballer, philosopher, legend by Andrew Downie

BADGE OF THE WEEK

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Dalian Transcendence, China

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