Editorial ~ Promoted clubs surprise the Premier League
News watch ~ Liverpool welcome American owners; England 2018 struggles for support
Sidelines ~ No time to talk on TV; dangerous cuts to health and safety; football’s inherent homophobia; no money to be made online
Shot! ~ The Peak District provides a backdrop for the early rounds of the FA Cup
Manchester United ~ In the light of the Rooney wrangle the Glazer family faces some difficult decisions
Getting to know Fergie ~ Another biography gives little away
Malcolm Allison ~ Tribute to a legendary figure
Football’s moral code ~ Getting away with cheating; plus the decline of the tackle
Darren Anderton ~ Does “Sicknote” have an unfair reputation?
Safe sackings ~ The bosses you are better off without
Shot! Archive ~ The charm of Brisbane Road in the 1980s
Match of the month ~ A big game in times gone by as Roy Keane’s Ipswich visit play-off hopefuls Forest
Strange case of ~ Lee Trundle, South Wales superstar
Screensport Super Cup ~ The alternative to European competition that no one wanted
Hiding football’s heritage ~ Why sporting history loses out to light entertainment in the blue-plaque count
Euro view ~ Barcelona can’t balance the books; panic in Poland; Serbian ultras cause consternation in Genoa
World view ~ Mexican clubs make use of US short-sightedness; the manager has a mixed impact in Argentina  
Reviews ~ Peter Taylor gets his dues; finding Gilzean; the rise of Rochdale; a Savage story
Letters ~ Dear WSC, I know I shouldn’t but...
Season in brief ~ USSR Class A 1952