Editorial ~ The resignation of Florentino Pérez and the game’s triumph over celebrity culture
Diary ~ Shearer and Henry break records; Wembley not open for business; Stamford Bridge bogged down; O’Neill for England?
Shot! ~ The big push for promotion, from the Championship to the Conference
Sidelines ~ Ron Greenwood remembered; watching matches live on computer; the shortage of City investors in football’s surviving plcs; Ian Wright just won’t sit still
Manchester United divided ~ The emigration of fans from Old Trafford to Bury, home of FC United; plus Real Madrid supplant United in a rich list
Anti-Semitism ~ The problems presented by the use of one word on both sides of north London; plus race as an issue in Israeli football
African Cup of Nations ~ A home triumph for Egypt, but a poor showing by some World Cup qualifiers
Shot! Archive ~ Gordon Banks grabs a four-legged invader
Match Of The Month ~ The Sheffield derby sees a result that could help both sides leave the Championship, but by different routes
Cambridge and Colchester ~ Resistance to a proposed merger by the Cam; the Us bid to leave Layer Road
Fanzines ~ To mark the 20th anniversary of WSC, a look at the heyday of ’zines and how some have survived the internet boom
Letter from ~ Belgium, beset by a match-fixing scandal
Book Reviews ~ A 1960s classic; Dishy Des; Munich disaster aftermath; the appliance of science
A Season In Brief ~ The Spanish league enters an era of Basque dominance in 1980-81 as a Real Madrid star falls flat
Plus Webwatch, Letters