Editorial ~ Belt-tightening, millionaire style
Sidelines ~ All-Ireland plans; the science of shootouts; Bristol Rovers mess up their move
Shot! ~ Stockport County get set for League One
Players on the move ~ Kenny Miller’s contentious return to Rangers; an English player in Italy; a fond farewell to Alexander Hleb
Live and exclusive ~ How TV coverage of football will be drastically different this season
Mike Straight ~ The shock jock tells it like it is
Pre-season problems ~ The summer friendly frenzy can leave you worn out before the new season has begun
The relegation effect ~ Reading suffer withdrawal symptoms – but at least they’re not as badly off as Luton
Shot Archive ~ York and Darlington documented in the early 1980s 
The strange case of... ~ Ariel Ortega, the River Plate renegade
Match of the month ~ A neighbourly contest between Burton Albion and Nottingham Forest
Angry players ~ What has gone wrong with footballers’ goal celebrations?
Euro view ~ New American owners in Serie A; moneybags minnows in the Bundesliga; João Pinto packs it in
World view ~ Election drama at Vasco da Gama; Sven and his double make their mark in Mexico  
Non-League news ~ The strange birth of Leigh Genesis; Nuneaton relegated and renamed
Reviews ~ Trapattoni tales; languishing in the Isthmian League; taking on tactics; Russia’s football revolution
Letters ~ Dear WSC, I really have to say...
Season in brief ~ 1938-39: a title for Everton in the final season before the Second World War