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Having adorned countless bedroom walls across the country, the Bartholomew Football History Map still holds a fascination nearly 50 years after it was first published

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The former Liverpool, Brighton and Manchester City forward, who died today, is fondly remembered for his presenting skills – as Phil Ball explained in WSC 102, August 1995

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May issue available now online and in store

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Asif Kapadia's documentary on the Argentinian's time at Napoli depicts how the man who won and lost the devotion of a city was targeted by dark forces on and off the pitch


Keep the kids informed and entertained with decent football content


Britain's first purpose-built all-seat stadium was well ahead of its time when it opened in August 1989 and went on to serve as a blueprint for the post-Taylor Report football ground revolution

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April issue available now online and in store

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We are now accepting entries for the 2020 WSC writers' competition. By way of inspiration, here is Steve Keene's winning entry from 2019, about his rediscovery of playing the game


The 29-year-old full-back's sudden and avoidable death from polio in 1959 sparked a national clamour for inoculations and a dramatic fall in the number of cases of the disease

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There's no doubt who will be champions this season, but the top-heavy nature of the Premier League makes it unlikely another new name will be on the trophy any time soon

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