THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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It was thought criminals would not dare attempt to fix a top-level match, but IFK Gothenburg v AIK Stockholm was targeted and the authorities’ response has been swift

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Tottenham’s struggles at the national stadium follow similar problems for Arsenal in the late 1990s, but blaming it on pitch size is rubbish

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With Leonardo Bonucci and Dani Alves gone, and Alex Sandro potentially on his way, cracks are showing in the champions from which Napoli could benefit

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Too old to daydream about scoring the winner in the Cup final? There was always a lottery win and buying the club to occupy you mind, but not any more

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Being paid to play football all day might sound like a great job to most of us, but for many players training sessions are seen as an unbearable chore

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The Seagulls are about to start their first top-division season since 1982-83 but their fans have been through tough times in between, as Kevin Bartholemew explained in WSC 117, November 1996

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A German documentary charts the rise of the anthem, from its roots in 1909 play by Jewish-Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnar to Carousel and then the terraces

Belanov possessed incredible power and speed but, playing for an unfashionable team, his 1986 Ballon d’Or was a shock – as was his rapid decline

Chelsea surprise seemingly everyone at the top as the José Mourinho v Pep Guardiola battle fails to materialise – what WSC contributors got right and wrong last season

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Brighton finally win promotion but Huddersfield steal the headlines, while at the bottom Rotherham have a shocker – what WSC contributors got right and wrong last season