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Issue Seven | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Seven

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Issue Seven | El Dorado

The Ball and the Gun

Carl Worswick

After a political rival was murdered, the Colombian government set up the world's richest league

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Issue Seven | El Dorado

The Blond Giant

Stany Sirutis

Among the influx of foreign players to El Dorado was the Lithuanian goalkeeper, Vytautas Kriščiūnas.

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Issue Seven | Interview

Ivica Osim

Jonathan Wilson

The great Bosnian coach reflects on the war, Japan and Alan Mullery's lack of fair play.

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Issue Seven | The Victorian Age

The First Columnist

Paul Brown

How an early journalist for The Northern Echo helped shape the modern game

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Issue Seven | The Victorian Age

Stiffy the Goalkeeper

John Harding

Lazy, drunken and corruptible, the first footballing hero of the stage could hardly have been less heroic

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Issue Seven | The Victorian Age

Out with a League Team

Henry Leach

A journalist, writing in 1900, describes his experiences travelling the country reporting on Notts County

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Issue Seven | Theory

Don Leo's Odyssey

Joachim Barbier

From Amsterdam to Madrid to Guadalajara to Budapest, Leo Beenhakker has never stopped learning

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Issue Seven | Theory

The English Spaniard

Philippe Auclair

Roberto Martínez discusses his conception of football and the difficulties of adapting to the dark nights of Lancashire

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Issue Seven | The Vanishing

The Strange Disappearance of Leslie Goldberg

Anthony Clavane

How the right-back who became Les Gaunt encapsulated the experience of many 1930s Jewish footballers

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Issue Seven | The Vanishing

Ten Past Ten and Ten Pastis

Gunnar Persson

Gunnar Andersson's journey from Marseille legend to homeless alcoholic

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Issue Seven | The Vanishing

End of the Road

Richard Winton

Gretna's rise was a romantic fairy-tale; their collapse provides grimly real lessons for all of Scottish football

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Issue Seven | The Vanishing

Safe as Houses

Paolo Bandini

Espen Baardsen was a Norway international but at 25 he gave up football to work in finance.

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Issue Seven | Polemics

Breaking the Mould

Zac Lee Rigg

Last year Johnny Saelua became the first transgender person to play in World Cup qualifying

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Issue Seven | Polemics

In Arsène We Trust

Zach Slaton

However frustrating this season, the numbers suggest Arsenal would be worse off without Arsène Wenger

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Issue Seven | Polemics

Dictionary of Received Ideas

Brian Phillips

A guide to what pundits really mean when they use certain terms

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Issue Seven | Polemics

Follow the Money

Elliot Turner

How Nicaragua's national stadium highlights the problems with Fifa's Goal project

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Issue Seven | Polemics

The Third Party

Sergio Levinsky

A tax avoidance scandal in Argentina could have ramifications across the globe

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Issue Seven | Fiction

The Limping God (Part Two)

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 Seven | Greatest Games

Lazio 4 Ipswich Town 2

Dominic Bliss

Uefa Cup, second round, second leg, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, 7 November 1973

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Issue Seven | Seven Bells

Fouls and Fisticuffs

Scott Murray

A selection of unsavoury incidents we're supposed to condemn

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