Issue Seventeen contains our usual blend of the esoteric and enduring. The full contents are below:
Jonathan Wilson, Editor's Note
Beyond the Game
Igor Rabiner, The Player of the People - The death of Igor Cherenkov last year prompted an astonishing outpouring of grief from Spartak fans
Philippe Auclair, The Man who Sacked Himself - Gabriel Hanot was a player, a coach, a journalist and a pioneer who remains oddly neglected in France
Brian Oliver, Looking Forward - How the former Chelsea defender John Dempsey left football behind to work in a care home
Shaul Adar, The Complicated Symbol - Bnei Sakhnin's journey to establish themselves as an Arab team in Israel's top flight
James Corbett, Namesakes - Everton have had two Alex Youngs: one's the subject of a Ken Loach film, the other killed his brother
Miguel Delaney, Paul Breitner - How a Bayern Munich defeat paved the way for West Germany's 1974 World Cup triumph
Lefkos Kyriacou, A Patchwork City - Mapping the fan-bases of the major club's in Northern Ireland's capital
Keith Bailie, Requiem for a Stand - A history in seven key moments of the short life of the Kop at Windsor Park
Conor Heffernan, Before the Shopping Centre - How crowd violence brought an end to the existence of Belfast Celtic
Alex Holiga, The Man who Built White Ships - Stanko Poklepovic, the oldest coach in Europe, and the importance of spiral impostations
Simon Curtis, The Whisky Option - Malcolm Allison's time at Sporting was brief but fans remember him fondly
Richard Fitzpatrick, Messi and the Machine - Could playing video games be shaping the present generation of footballers?
George Caulkin, Not at All Costs - Paul Tisdale has not only revolutionised how Exeter City play, but how they think
Charlie Eccleshare, Wrestling with the All-Blacks - How Declan Edge is trying to make New Zealand take football seriously
Alexander Shea, Against Sanitised Football - Can fans fight back against clubs who seek to ignore their history for bland branding?
Paul Brown, The Trials of Baghdad Bob - Can Roberto Martinez restore his reputation after a season of wilful blinkeredness?
David Ashton, The Tackle - John Brodie, the former winger turned detective, returns to hunt down some stolen medals
Paul Brown, Scotland 3 England 1 - Home International, Hampden Park, Glasgow, 17 April 1937
Michael Yokhin, Unexpected Relegations - A selection of giants who have unexpectedly lost their place in the top tier