Editorial, diary & sidelines ~ Millwall 0 The City 1; the French transfer system thrown into disarray by Arsenal; Aberdeen v the Glasgow press; a sharp manoeuvre by Ruud
Northern exposure ~ Football in the North East: the local media’s reporting of Kev’s flit, the Northern League fallen on hard times, and why Darlington and Hartlepool live more in hope than expectation
On solid grounds ~ Architectural ideas for the discerning football chairman 
In the bleak midwinter ~ Cautionary tales for the football fan prepared to brave the elements for the sake of seeing a game: wet days in Scotland, mysterious disappearances in the West Midlands and a blood-chilling cold snap in Herts 
Keeping up appearances ~ The burgeoning career of a particularly mad goalkeeper from Paraguay; and a celebration of the most bonkers custodians in football history
A fund of stories ~ Pitfalls of a get-rich-quick scheme advertised by Alan Hansen
Back to the future ~ A plaintive plea for the revival of some fine old football traditions
Equal opportunity? ~ How the progress of women’s football in the UK is being hampered by the men at the FA; the battles for recognition slowly being won by women players in Italy
Norse codes ~ How Norwegian internationals have come to outnumber Scottish in the Premiership - and why the supply of talent might be drying up
Plus Letters, Webwatch