Editorial, diary & sidelines ~ Why Jimmy Nicholl can’t keep away from Kirkcaldy; Bobby Robson stakes his claim; motorway madness in Holland; Steve Claridge’s literary efforts
Unnecessary forces ~ Man Utd fans witness an attacking display in Porto, but it’s by the police not the team; QPR supporters victimized by their own club; West Yorkshire police enjoy a day out in the FA Trophy
Political football ~ Conclusive proof that the main political parties will stop at nothing in their eagerness to win the football vote
Point of no return ~ Pivotal moments, both negative and positive, in the  recent history of four clubs – Burnley fans better have hankies at the ready
The magic Dutch ~ WSC wishes many happy returns to the man who taught Ruud a thing or two...
A big talent~ ...and celebrates the 70th birthday of the Galloping Major
When the boot comes in ~ Tyne Tees hosts a show that has claim to be a new low in football-related entertainment
Holy trinity ~ A review of the TV tribute to a vanished breed – the miner managers
Laws of the game  ~ The growing influence of lawyers on football, and the historical precedent; the basic flaws in  a plan to help smaller clubs post-Bosman; and a litigious supporter on his plans to put Bristol City in the dock
Big in Japan ~ Culinary celebration of a Brazilian star of the J-League
Plus Letters, Webwatch