Editorial, diary & sidelines ~ Hoping the big boys take a fall in Europe; no way home for Wimbledon; unusual incentives in Spain; stewarding: it’s a dirty job but someone has to do it; the heavy hand of football officialdom strikes the Internet
No great loss ~ A salute to Northern Ireland’s improbable and  impressive record against the team England can’t beat
Up for the Copa ~ How the almost unbeatable Brazilians became 1997 South American champions without losing their breath
Do you know what? ~ The annual WSC quiz
Saves of the season ~ The saga of AFC Bournemouth’s escape from the clutches of the Grim Reaper and why a commercial arrangement at West Brom may prove to be a model for others to follow
A word of advice ~ Two essays suggesting improvements to the way the game is administered, and reported on
Back to winning ways ~ Yugoslavia has made a successful return to the international scene in the past year but its club sides have to sell to survive
Surveying the scene ~ As usual at this time of year, we’re seeking your views on the way football is shaping up
Art of tackling ~ An adults-only guide to coppers and crunchers through football history
A black and white issue? ~ Why there are so few African players in England, and a look at the  impact they have made in Turkey
Plus Letters, Webwatch