THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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Club employees spend most of their time at the stadium, yet their minds are far too occupied with weather patterns and hot dog stock levels to worry about what happens on the pitch

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While non-League stadiums can regularly offer a throwback to football’s less corporate days, they are also a testing ground for the game’s innovations

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Non-League clubs are increasingly reaping the benefits of switching fixtures to Friday evenings, with bumper crowds and big match atmospheres

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Begging stars for their signatures is no longer the domain of local children out to meet their heroes. Instead, it has been invaded by money-hungry entrepreneurs

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Known as the Football Card King, Baines began the trends that included swap systems and desperate hunts for elusive players

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Get Some Chalk On Your Boots is both an amusing and poignant project that shows football as “a sport that thrives on the physical energy of sound”

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Despite it boiling down to lumping a ball forwards 60 yards, the appeal of goals from a long way out to both fans and pundits seems to be endless

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Watching the elegantly put together More Than A Manager highlights why Robson was so revered by fans, players and fellow managers

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From matches against Blockport County and Plastic Thistle to a fan-designed kit and a stadium compete with safe standing, FC Brickstand are bringing some fun to the season

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There was scepticism when Spencer Owen's new club entered the Eastern Senior League South, but they could be a force for good