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Fleetwood make an impact at the top, while off-field issues hampered some big clubs at the bottom – what WSC contributors got right and wrong last season

A predictable top three but shocks at the bottom, where ownership worries overtook on-field problems – what WSC contributors got right and wrong last season

Top two for Celtic, Aberdeen to have a decent cup run and Rangers to resume “the world’s most tiresome duopoly” – what WSC contributors got right and wrong last season

Third Lanark were founding members of the Scottish League but they were dismantled by a land-grabbing chairman – though the club may soon rise again


Women’s football has made huge progress both on the pitch and in the stands but there is still work to be done – as Linda Sharples highlighted in May 1991

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Jason Brown played in the Premier League but over recent years has struggled with depression and anxiety, and now wants to become a counsellor

The public address system at the modern football ground is one of the most irritating aspects of following the game and is getting worse

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For some reason police forces once thought the lure of collecting cards depicting Ian Snodin in an England shirt would stop people committing crime

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Before Leeds United proved that the city can support a top-flight football club, Leeds City showed exactly how not to do it in 15 years of chaos


Glipton’s teenage stars captivated a generation of adolescents with their comic microcosm of the evolving football world in the late 1980s