THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

Editorial ~ There’s only one Steve McClaren, for now
Newswatch & Webwatch ~ The lionisation of Micah Richards, Avram Grant arrives, clubs suing over message board posts
Shot! ~ The FA Cup at Whitby
Sidelines ~ Seal dribbling in Brazil; Michael Platini’s ambitious plans; Cambridge City saved
Chelsea Managers ~ How Portugal is coping with José Mourinho’s surprise homecoming; Avram Grant’s connection to Roman Abramovich
Euro 2008 ~ Scotland’s amazing win in Paris; Stephen Ireland and his grandmothers; Armenia and Azerbaijan avoid playing each other
Match of the Month ~ Leicester, with a new manager, face QPR, who are about to jettison their boss
Australia ~ Will Juninho make a better impression in the A‑League than Brian Deane?
Shot Archive ~ England fail to reach the 1974 World Cup finals after a dramatic draw with Poland
Grounds, Old and New ~ The 50th issue of a cult magazine; a campaign opposed to out-of-town stadiums
Letter From ~ Colombia, where drug traffickers are renewing their involvement with football
MySpace Mates ~ Why it may not be a good idea to befriend your club’s players via the internet
Women’s World Cup ~ England make the last eight in China, where the hosts are a disappointment;
can the women’s game draw in new fans?
Renamed Teams ~ Wales’s The New Saints ditch their name but find new problems; plus sponsors repeatedly rebranding Austrian clubs
The Strange Case of... Brent Sancho
Reviews ~ Norman Whiteside, an Edwardian hero, an American at Pompey and some big ideas
Letters ~ Dear WSC... Here’s what we think
Season In Brief ~ Big spending in the basement in 2000-01

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