THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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City of Liverpool FC want to fill a void by providing a football club for the whole of the city, unaligned to the red or blue halves of Merseyside

You are constantly told your body will know when it’s time to stop playing, but then you score a wonder goal and another season looks appealing

The Imps top the National League and face Ipswich tonight in an FA Cup replay, but the real challenge is sustaining their increased crowds

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It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. In WSC 56, October 1991, Phil Town gave an insider’s view of life on the substitutes’ bench

Graham Taylor’s warm character exemplified by response to Middlesbrough supporter asking him to pick Stephen Pears and Jamie Pollock for England

Forest have taken just one point from their last six league games and have gone backwards every season under the ownership of Fawaz Al-Hasawi

President Ali Bongo is under pressure after AFCON 2017 was controversially awarded to Gabon, but the football itself is an enticing prospect

There are very few individuals who can run on a pitch designed for professional footballers without being jeered at by anybody who sees them

Scrap the Checkatrade Trophy and introduce retrospective punishment for diving – more of our writers on what they want to see in 2017

From bitter schadenfreude and hopes of survival to the increase in fan-led initiatives, our writers set out what they want to happen in 2017