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Bristol City 1 Middlesbrough 0, 16/01/2016, Ashton Gate, Championship

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With Mauricio Pochettino complaining about Rochdale's pitch, it's worth looking back at when most playing surfaces were a mess – as Mike Whalley explained in WSC 362, April 2017

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New manager Paul Heckingbottom feels like a good fit at Elland Road but poor player recruitment means he’ll be working with thin squad

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If you did not get a chance to play football when you were young, taking it up later in life can give a new dimension to the game – as SJ Chonara explained in WSC 342, August 2015

Reading Elm Park kids

Young fans perch on a floodlight base at Elm Park, which was Reading’s home between 1896 and 1998

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After their rapid rise and even quicker fall Kenilworth Road is a happy place again, with owners who have a strong long-term vision

Tranmere Ladies

Tranmere Rovers Ladies 5 Middlesbrough Ladies 0, 22/01/2006, FA Women's Premier League North

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Involving the top teams from across the UK and Republic of Ireland, the Texaco Cup started well before dying out – as Jim Heath explained in WSC 173, July 2001

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