Editorial ~ Burns night at Soho Square
Diary ~ England crash in Croatia; Cardiff’s Championship charge; Shevchenko scores; West Ham win a game
Shot! ~ Surveying the non-League scene in Yorkshire
Sidelines ~ Race rows in Germany; catastrophic Corinthians; Bristol Rovers reeling; will Wembley ever be ready?
Steve McClaren ~ The new England manager has a lot to learn about handling the press and picking an effective team
Celebrity Players ~ What some badly received books reveal about the modern superstar player; how certain famous names came to mix in underworld circles
European Clubs ~ Reasons why the UEFA Cup is now the best international club competition; plus the G-14 group may be admitting defeat in their war with the football authorities
Match of the Month ~ Southend host Ipswich amid plans to leave Roots Hall for a swish new home
Shot! Archive ~ Brian Clough set to shake up Brighton
WSC Exclusives! ~ Fury At Blast Snub
Ferguson & Gradi ~ Sir Alex’s shaky start at Man Utd and how his departure affected Aberdeen; Dario Gradi’s 23 mostly glorious years at Crewe
As Good As It Got ~ Harlow, putting Essex on the map in 1980
Letter From ~ Gibraltar, aiming to become members of the international football community
Web review ~ Mascot madness
Reviews ~ Boisterous Alan Brazil; the decline of amateurism; Wigan’s winners; David Gold – for adult readers only
Letters ~ Your views
Season In Brief ~ Division One, 1948-49, the best year ever for crowds