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Stamford net

Most people keep quiet about their childhood fantasies. But not Olly Wicken in WSC 59, January 1992, who explained why goalnets were at the heart of football’s appeal

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Disastrous former manager Jackie McNamara is now chief executive, while early performances under Mills have hardly been an improvement

Rebels150aBadge of the week ~ Rebels FC, British Virgin Islands
There are some things one's mind jolts to instantly on hearing the word "rebel". One is of course, Marlon Brando in The Wild One. If I recall the dialogue correctly: Young lady: "What are you rebelling against Johnny?" Marlon Brando: "What've you got?" Young lady: "Chlamydia." Marlon Brando: "I'm rebelling against chlamydia." 

Los Demás promises to ignore Barcelona and Real Madrid, instead focusing on anything from “A Coruña to Almeria, Palma to Tenerife”

Chasetown FA Cup

The FA Cup Factfile blog suggests introducing Championship clubs a round earlier, which would have a knock-on effect for non-League clubs

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has recently unveiled plans to increased the World Cup from 40 to 48 teams. Back in 1986, in WSC 3, even 24 was deemed too many

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Starting with the image furthest left, one can agree that cricket is a sport, there is no controversy here, although it does take rather a lot of time for everyone to get settled and start playing again after each bowl. And, taking the next image, dominoes is a social activity in the sense that elderly men sit around in the gloom of a bar for hours, not talking but crashing down a domino so that the chap trying to read in the corner has his heart hurled up to this teeth at regular intervals.

Rosudgeon

Darren Luke has been taking pictures of Cornish grounds for eight years, focusing on matches which are not normally covered by national, or often local, press

Supporters could be imprisoned for up to six months and the police say it will make their jobs easier, though the move has divided opinion

A new Guardian documentary follows the story of the Kurdistan team in football’s world cup for unrecognised territories

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