Editorial ~ The Premiership needs competition, not more quality
Diary ~ England’s mastery of Europe ends; Tigana to the Thames; knee misery for Ronaldo and Ruud; Wimbledon lose everything
The Bigger Picture ~ Last-day tension at Turf Moor in 1987
Sidelines ~ Football prices stop going up; farewell to Wilf Mannion; Chesterfield and Swindon on the market
Violence ~ Reports from Leeds and Istanbul in the aftermath of the murder of United fans; mayhem goes unchecked in eastern Europe; stabbing turns the spotlight on Atlético Madrid’s far right followers
Craig Brown ~ The Scotland manager says foreign coaches aren’t all they’re cracked up to be and tips England to do well at Euro 2000
Coaches Abroad ~ Steve Perryman followed Ossie Ardiles to Japan and now finds himself one of the most respected coaches in the country. Plus, why no German club would employ Karlheinz Riedle
England 2006 Appeal ~ To rake in the required funds the FA needs players, managers and chairmen to lose their rag a bit more
League Expansion ~ The Scottish Premier League doesn’t want clubs with tatty grounds. The Irish League doesn’t have a choice
East Midlands ~ Peaks and troughs in Clough country; why Derby can’t be bothered to hate Forest; Leicester plough their own furrow; Notts County coming back into fashion
Football Myths ~ Germany aren’t lucky. Nor do they always win
Plus Webwatch, Letters