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Issue Six | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Six

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Issue Six | Portugal

The Curse of the Golden Whistle

Ben Shave

How corruption and inefficiency have squandered the legacy of Euro 2004.

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Issue Six | Portugal

The Flight of the Eagles

Luis Catarino

In the early sixties Benfica rose to topple Real Madrid, only to be cursed by Béla Guttmann

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Issue Six | Portugal

The Pretenders

Andy Brassell

Only two sides outside Os Tres Grandes have won the Portuguese title. For both a repeat seems unlikely.

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Issue Six | Portugal

The Dragon's Cap

Vitor Sobral

Porto's rise in the late seventies was inspired by the innovative coaching of José Maria Pedroto

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Issue Six | Interview

Antonín Panenka

Karel Haring

The Czechoslovakia great discusses how his famous dinked penalty came about and the impact it's had

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Issue Six | Euro 2012

The Essential Backdrop

Jonathan Wilson

Euro 2012 raised major questions about the nature of fandom and what comprises a tournament

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Issue Six | Euro 2012

The First Twitter Tournament

Barney Ronay

In Euro 2012, newspapers were very rarely first with the news as social media came into its own

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Issue Six | Theory

Directing the Pianists

Philippe Auclair

Brendan Rodgers discusses the importance of possession football and what he's learned from José Mourinho

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Issue Six | Theory

Ivan the Reasonable

Antonis Oikonomidis

Ivan Jovanović explains his philosophy and how he hopes to build on Apoel's success last season

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Issue Six | Theory

The Rise of the Technocrats

Tim Vickery

How attitudes to the dictatorship shape Brazil's change of approach in the seventies

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Issue Six | Theory

The Second Coming

Federico Farcomeni

Zdenĕk Zeman talks about attacking, romance and his challenge after returning to Roma this season

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Issue Six | Photo Essay

River's Return

Anibal Greco

Images of River Plate's battle to win promotion from the purgatory of Nacional B

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Issue Six | The Lost

The Paper Tiger

David Bartram

How politics and society have stood in the way of a Chinese boom

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Issue Six | The Lost

The Coach on the Couch

Iain Macintosh

Is being addicted to Football Manager a medical condition?

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Issue Six | The Lost

The Far Corner

James Young

How football in the north-east of Brazil struggles to keep up with the giants of the south

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Issue Six | Polemics

Care for the Community

Gabriele Marcotti

Could a radical rejig of television schedules help create a greater bond between clubs and their fans?

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Issue Six | Polemics

Location, Location, Location

Tom Dart

Which is more important? How it looks or where a stadium is?

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Issue Six | Fiction

The Limping God

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 Six | Greatest Games

Spain 1 Ireland 0

Dermot Corrigan

World Cup qualifying play-off, Parc des Princes, Paris, 10 November 1965

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Issue Six | Eight Balls

Classic Footballs

Sheridan Bird

A selection of the best footballs through the ages

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