Editorial ~ A drought warning
Diary ~Barnet back in the League; Blackburn’s alleged brutality; Crewe in crisis; Chelsea champs but not in the Champions League
Shot! ~ The battle to be mid-table, from jubilation at the City of Manchester Stadium to frustration at The Valley and Anfield
Sidelines ~ Racism in South America; Mourinho on TV; Rio eats out; Beckenbauer of UEFA?
Bradford Fire ~ The 20th anniversary of the disaster at Valley Parade
Italy’s Hooligan Crisis ~ Ultra culture is under threat after the abandonment of the Milan derby – and so are the perimeter fences
Relegation ~ Forest fall; Peterborough’s manager-owner rewards himself for his loyalty
Shot! Archive ~ Up close with the stars of the Fifties
Newcastle United? ~ Yet another season that went spectacularly wrong for the only team on Tyneside – but are the fans contributing to their own downfall?
Match Of The Month ~ Luton are heading for the title after a barren decade and take on nearby Milton Keynes, but it’s not quite the derby atmosphere
The Strange Case of ~ Kiatisak Senamuang, called "Zico" in Asia but barely remembered in Huddersfield
Letter From.. ~ Russia, badly in need of a shake-up
Stadiums ~ Football is acknowledged by Gaelic games traditionalists in Ireland; Coventry City's farwell to Highfield Road
General Election ~ Where football and politics mix, and even Michael Howard claims to be fan
Book Reviews ~ Fantastic Fatty Foulke and Freddie Eyre – but a flat Charlie George; the men in black
A Season In Brief ~ Division Four 1987-88 : Wolves and Bolton escape from the basement5
Plus Webwatch, Letters