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Police Forest Derby

The steel pens and baton charges of the 1980s may be gone, but harsh and degrading actions by authorities are still part of the match day experience

Harrogate Railway

Harrogate Railway 3 Shepshed Dynamo 2, 11/10/2006, Station View

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Visits to exotic climes are nothing new for English clubs. In WSC 271, September 2009, Simon Hart charted the trailblazing trip to South America in 1909 which acted as a trial for Walter Tull

K1 launch ad

Brand new magazine for young fans from WSC available to buy in stores and order online

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From cricketers to athletes, plenty of sportsmen have tried to become footballers – though few have switched disciplines with much success

Southend

Southend United 1 Ipswich Town 3, 21/10/2006, Roots Hall, Championship

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We are now accepting entries for the 2018 WSC writers' competition. By way of inspiration, here is Matt Johnson’s runner-up entry from 2017, about a a new phenomenon of global football culture sweeping the streets

DulwichSave

With Dulwich locked out of their Champion Hill stadium by owners Meadow Residential, fans, friends, rivals and politicians are coming together to save the club

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Lowest scorers in the Football League, five managers in 16 months and over £33 million of debt – Monk has a tough task to save Blues from League One

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