THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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WSC contributor Ian Plenderleith runs a blog which discusses issues from a referee’s perspective, from penalty calls to angry spectators

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The life of a ringer is a strange one, though there’s always a place for you if are left-footed, as Roger Titford explained in WSC 45

Mike Phelan stopped the Tigers’ rot with victory over Southampton before the international break and go into the crucial match as favourites

From The Cockney Rejects to Oasis via Half Man Half Biscuit – Richard Newson explored how football and music went from opposites to best friends

Wales’ historic Euro 2016 campaign has fans expecting much more, but the visit of Serbia reminds them of the frailness of Chris Coleman’s squad

The Scotland manager is excellent at deflecting pressure from his players, but he also knows more than anyone what a Wembley victory would mean

It’s not just pros who have to make plans for retirement. As Neil Wills explained, hanging up your boots can have a big effect on an amateur

You may now be able to print off many tickets at home but a good experience in a club shop can have a lasting effect over people

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Most people keep quiet about their childhood fantasies. But not Olly Wicken in WSC 59, January 1992, who explained why goalnets were at the heart of football’s appeal

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Disastrous former manager Jackie McNamara is now chief executive, while early performances under Mills have hardly been an improvement