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Issue Five | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Five

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Issue Five | World Cup Bidding

The Fall-Out

James Corbett

Significant questions remain unanswered about the World Cup bid process

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Issue Five | World Cup Bidding

Russia's Victory

Igor Rabiner

Russia’s success in the 2018 bid was a triumph over internal as well as external opponents

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Issue Five | World Cup Bidding

Qatar Hero

Philippe Auclair

Michel Platini is often seen as the ex-pro coming to save Fifa. But why did he vote for Qatar?

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Issue Five | Interview

Sócrates

David Tryhorn

The former Brazil captain talks about why footballers have a political responsibility

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Issue Five | Theory

Roy the Rover

Philippe Auclair

Roy Hodgson explains how his travels have shaped his coaching philosophy

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Issue Five | Theory

Like a Shooting Star

Luca Ferrato

How Ternana soared and then crashed with Corrado Viciani’s high-tempo style

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Issue Five | Theory

The Skilling Fields

Steve Bartram

Manchester United are just one of the clubs influenced by the coaching model of Wiel Coerver

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Issue Five | The Asian Market

The Gaijin of Gamba

Ben Mabley

Fan culture has begun to challenge Japanese hierarchies. The only European Gamba ultra explains how

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Issue Five | The Asian Market

Sing When You're Winning

Ian Griffiths

How the need to appear successful turns fans in Singapore from the S.League to the Premier League

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Issue Five | Photo Essay

The Hard Core

Misha Domozhilov

Images of the fans who followed Zenit St Petersburg as they won the Russian championship in 2010

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Issue Five | Fall

The Centre-back and the Kitchen Knife

Lars Sivertsen

Claus Lundekvam opens up on his battle against the addiction that overwhelmed him after retirement

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Issue Five | Fall

My Name is Ally MacLeod and I am a Winner

Dominic Sandbrook

How Scotland’s humiliation at the 1978 World Cup knocked nationalism off course

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Issue Five | Fall

The Lions Sleep Tonight

Jonathan Wilson

Ten years after retaining the Cup of Nations, Cameroon failed to qualify. What went wrong?

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Issue Five | Polemics

The Real Problem

Brian Phillips

Is the ‘real fan’ being marginalised or is he just a rhetorical tool?

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Issue Five | Polemics

Where’s Darth Vader Gone?

Simon Kuper

Is the age of football as a substitute for war coming to an end?

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Issue Five | Polemics

The Culture of Violence

Sergio Levinsky

The absence of leadership means there is little hope of Argentina’s hooligan problem being solved

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Issue Five | Fiction

The Glasses

David Ashton

A gift from a mysterious visitor changes life for a man on a Scottish estate...

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Issue Five | Greatest Games

Romania 4 Yugoslavia 6

Vladimir Novak

World Cup qualifier, Ghencea Stadium, Bucharest, 13 November 1977

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Issue Five | Five Rings

Olympic Stories

Marcus Christenson, Steve Menary, Joel Richards, Colin Udoh and Jonathan Wilson

Five tales from the rich history of Olympic football

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