Editorial ~ England’s lack of strength in depth
News watch ~ Benítez and Ferguson’s spending; leisurewear wars in the boardroom
Shot! ~ The women’s FA Cup semi-finals
Sidelines ~ MOTD interruptions; technological touting; Stockport’s financial saga; disused football grounds online
Fan tragedy ~ Ivory Coast mourns the deaths of 19 spectators in a stadium disaster
Europe’s power games ~ Super League plans return; Barcelona’s amazing production line
Match of the month ~ West Brom’s fans put on a brave face as Bolton visit The Hawthorns
Losing the love ~ The sixth-tier of German football provides a grim day out
Shot archive ~ Internazionale celebrate Sixties success with a cartoon mouse
Men in blac ~ Goalline officials experiments; refereeing’s PR problems
Hillsborough remembered ~ The day that will forever define Liverpool Football Club; the long-term impact of the tragedy on the sport
Continental concerns ~ Belgium’s linguistic schism; football takes a backseat in Kazakhstan; an Englishman in the USSR 
As good as it got ~ Stoke City’s 1946-47 title push is derailed by Stanley Matthews’ departure
World view ~ Boca’s suspect goalscoring records; the keeper with a thirst for goals
Reviews ~ A Southampton stalwart; the story of the Islington Corinthians; the Footballers’ Battalion go to war; Swanny’s sad story
Letters ~ Dear WSC, have you ever noticed...
Season in brief ~ Derry City withdraw from the Irish League as the Troubles hit their peak in 1972-73