THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

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Ryan Giggs is the new Wales manager but, while he was a hero at his club, he never had the same relationship with his national team – as Scott Johnson explained in WSC 328, June 2014

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Across the country any patch of grass could be turned into a makeshift pitch, with games lasting hours – as long as the ball didn’t get lose in the nettles

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The idea that modern footballers misbehave more often than their predecessors is a myth, as Steve Field explained in WSC 170, April 2001

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Video technology has resulted in 18 penalties awarded, seven rescinded, ten red cards and ten disallowed goals but it is also removing emotion from Serie A

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No more gambling ads, reform in Spain and Italy, and England playing in the Football League – WSC contributors’ wishes for the year ahead

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A failed World Cup, underdogs having their day and free drinks during VAR decisions – WSC contributors on what they are wishing to see in the coming year

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From Lincoln’s triumphant season to Huddersfield’s heart-warming promotion, via Chelsea’s return to the top and Premier League bullying – WSC contributors’ highs and lows from 2017

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From Scotland’s failures to the triumph of England’s Under-17s, via John Terry, astounding Cup runs and restructuring the women’s game – WSC contributors reflect on the year

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There was a time when strike partnerships rolled off the tongue like superheroes and clubs even thought foreign players should be kept in pairs, as Harry Pearson explains

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If you missed the 1978 World Cup final and don’t want to know the score, look away now. Al Needham’s dad preferred the seaside to the match, as he explained in WSC 199, September 2003