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Issue Eight | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Eight

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Issue Eight | Cyprus

The Wrong Side of the Border

Jacob Steinberg

After decades of stalemate, Northern Cypriot football may be about to come in from the cold

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Issue Eight | Cyprus

The Hangover of War

Cyrus Philbrick

Almost four decades after the Turkish invasion, the shadow of conflict hangs over the Nicosia derby

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Issue Eight | Interview

Sepp Blatter

Philippe Auclair

The president of Fifa admits he may stand for re-election in 2015 and reveals concerns over the Qatar World Cup

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Issue Eight | Theory

Mourinho's Cult of Personality

Roy Henderson

How the Real Madrid manager's charismatic authority fosters loyalty

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Issue Eight | Theory

The Lawnmower and the Teapot

Iain Macintosh

Barry Fry discusses how to motivate players and how the world of management has changed

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Issue Eight | Theory

The Bicycle Thief

Lars Sivertsen

Zlatan Ibrahimović has always been an individual — it's how he fits in

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Issue Eight | Fans

But You Can't Change...

Mike Calvin

How a Watford supporter ended up being converted into a Millwall fan

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Issue Eight | Fans

In the Shadow of the Goldfish

Gary Hartley

Having lived the dream, Leeds have slowly drifted into a protracted doze

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Issue Eight | Fans

Paying the Price

Craig Anderson

Rangers' administration and relegation were about far more than a club that couldn't pay its debts

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Issue Eight | In Appreciation of...

Franco Baresi

Sheridan Bird

How the great libero staged a remarkable recovery from a knee injury to play in the 1994 World Cup final

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Issue Eight | In Appreciation of...

Brian Glanville

Philippe Auclair

The doyen of English football writing discusses the forefathers of modern sports journalism

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Issue Eight | In Appreciation of...

Ireland's Pioneers

David Owen

This year marks the centenary of Ireland's first victory over England

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Issue Eight | Africa

Eat Them Like Bread

Jonathan Wilson

Nigeria ended their 19-year wait for a third Cup of Nations but a familiar sense of chaos remains

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Issue Eight | Africa

After the Circus

Luke Alfred

What was the legacy of the World Cup for South Africa?

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Issue Eight | Africa

The Great Administrator

Tom Dunmore

How Ydnekatchew Tessema led the fight to have African football taken seriously

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Issue Eight | Africa

Bamako Twilight

Stuart Roy Clarke

Away from the war, football goes on in the Malian capital

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Issue Eight | Polemics

In Praise of Football

Alex Keble

For all the commercialisation and scandal, football remains the purest and most demotic of cultural modes

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Issue Eight | Polemics

Financial Fair Play?

Steve Menary

How Champions League revenues can devastate competition in Europe's smaller leagues

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Issue Eight | Fiction

The Limping God (Part Three)

David Ashton

His football career ended by injury, John Brodie's life is going nowhere until he is sucked into the world of crime

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Issue Eight | Greatest Games

Boca Juniors 2 Real Madrid 1

Rupert Fryer

Toyota Intercontinental Cup final, National Stadium, Tokyo, 28 November 2000

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Issue Eight | Eight Bells

Football on TV

Scott Murray

Key moments in the history of televising the game

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