The tie pitches two former Bundesliga champions against each other for a place in the top flight, with public support firmly behind the underdogs

Many early FA Cup triumphs are footnotes of a bygone age but, as Tom Green explained in WSC 236, Blackburn Olympic’s 1883 win was a turning point for the game

Strasbourg, Amiens, Troyes, Lens, Brest and Nîmes are separated by just three points in France’s second division, leaving all the play for


A driveway in Yorkshire will always mean something special to Dave Cohen and his chamois leather, as he explained in WSC 140, October 1998

The staginess of finals – sit behind the goal, wear your colours and hold up your part of the mosaic like good scenery should – is trickling downwards


If you let your children support a different, better team you will only spoil their heritage, warned Damon Green in WSC 298, December 2011


With a drop to the National League looming and no chairman, the only silver lining for the club are currently Hartlepool United Supporters Trust


The FA will trial sin-bins in lower leagues from next season but these changes, along with others proposed, will not be welcomed by all referees


York’s 2-2 draw with Forest Green at the weekend means they will start next season in the sixth tier for the first time. In January 2017, David Cowlishaw explained how it came to this

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