Editorial, Diary and Sidelines ~ Football’s ever-changing mood; why under-performing players threaten their club’s share value; football in prison; everything you’ve always wanted to know about Tranmere; a pointless kickabout in Northern Ireland
USA Today ~ Can the huge media interest in the women’s World Cup boost football inAmerica in the long term?
Missed Again ~ A celebration of the worst finishing in football history – not to be read by members of Johnny Rep’s family
WSC Pre-Season Preview ~ Laughter, tears and a spot of anger too as supporters of each league club in England and the Scottish Premier assess how their teams will get on this season. Use this as a guide for your spread bets and remember us when you win
It’s a Fair Copa ~ How Brazil swept South America before them, again
Frank Exchange ~ Frank Clark reflects on the ups and downs of his time in charge at Orient, Forest and Man City and explains why a football manager’s job is harder than ever
Stand Apart ~ An overdue commemoration of a famous terrace at St James’ Park
Plus Webwatch, Letters