Issue Ten

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The full contents of Issue Ten are below.

This Issue

Jonathan Wilson, Editor's Note


Philippe Auclair, The Dreamers - Amid the protests of 1968, a group of journalists took French football leaders hostage

Richard Fitzpatrick, The Silenced Crowd - When Manchester United and Liverpool colluded to fix a match

Michal Petr, The Reluctant Cabbie - The tragically curtailed career of the Czechoslovak great Rudolf Kucera

Tom Adams, The Unmarked Grave - What really happened to Andrew Watson, British football's first black star

Mike Calvin, The Talent Spotters - A glimpse into the murky and unglamorous world of football scouts


Andy Brassell, Fatih Terim - The Emperor on the rise of Turkish football and breaking the glass ceiling with Galatasaray


Henryk Szadziewski, Anyone But China - Football plays a vital role in establishing a sense of identity for the Uyghur people

Simon Kuper, The Hamburg Factor - The Euro 88 semi-final marked the peak of the Dutch-German football rivalry

Jonathan Wilson, No Man's Land - Sinisa Mihajlovic, Vukovar and the compromises of war

Photo Essay

Felix Lill and Javier Sauras, Golden Vision - The Olympic dream that fires the world's greatest blind footballer


Aleksandar Hemon, Notes on Street Football - What kickabouts reveal about the tortured artists of neo-romantic myth

Aleksandar Holiga, A Man for all Seasons - Tomislav Ivic pioneered pressing and won league titles in five different countries


Vladimir Novak, The Thinker - Ivan Ergic on the competing draws of football and philosophy

Anthony Clavane, More Important Than That - David Peace discusses Red or Dead, his novel about the life of Bill Shankly


Jonathan Liew, Literally on Fire - How the game's relationship with smoking has changed over the years

Rory Smith, The Death of Mystery - Is the modern thirst for knowledge taking the fun out of football?

Colin O'Brien, An Extra Edge - Is football really clean, or does the sport have its head in the sand?

Nicolas Poppe, Importing 'Puto!' - What a chant reveals about attitudes to homosexuality in US stadiums

Dan Edwards, The Voice of a Nation - The commentator Victor Hugo Morales is controversial, but makes football matter


Rupert Fryer, Los Cincos y los Diezes - A letter changes the life of a young footballer forever

Greatest Games

Miguel Delaney, AC Milan 2 Benfica 1 - European Cup final, Wembley Stadium, London, 22 May 1963

Eight Bells

George Osborn, Computer Games - Key moments in the development of the football sim

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