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Issue Twelve | Introduction

Editor's Note

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's Editor's Note from Issue Twelve

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Issue Twelve | The Rivals

Power Play

Sid Lowe

Carles Rexach and Jorge Valdano discuss the changing nature of the Real Madrid-Barcelona rivalry

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Issue Twelve | The Rivals

Gamechanger

Miguel Delaney

Johan Cruyff on his role in creating the style of Barcelona and modern football

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Issue Twelve | The Rivals

An Honourable Man

Graham Hunter

How Vicente del Bosque overcame rejection by Real Madrid to lead Spain to glory

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Issue Twelve | A Game of Chess

Beyond the System

Philippe Auclair

Could the lessons of chess show football the way to an exciting new future?

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Issue Twelve | A Game of Chess

Play Jazz, not Chess

Scott Oliver

Reflections on football, order and the imagination, and the need for improvisation

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Issue Twelve | Theory

Maximum Opportunity

Steve Menary

Was Charles Hughes a long-ball zealot, or pragmatist reacting to necessity?

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Issue Twelve | Theory

The Cult of the Pibe

Sergio Levinsky

Argentina’s ongoing love affair with scruffy urchins with feet of gold

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Issue Twelve | Defenders of the Faith

The Birth of the Fan

Paul Brown

Why Victorians flocked to watch 22 men kicking a pig’s bladder about

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Issue Twelve | Defenders of the Faith

Jerusalem Syndrome

James Montague

The mysterious disappearance of Guma Aguiar, the saviour of Beitar Jerusalem

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Issue Twelve | Defenders of the Faith

Identity Crisis

Brian Homewood

Unpicking the convoluted threads of Mexico’s franchise system

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Issue Twelve | Defenders of the Faith

Dream Fulfilled

Bartosz Nowicki

Relief and glee as Cardiff City finally found their way into the Premier League

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Issue Twelve | Against the Odds

Sleeping Giant

Robin Bairner

In 1982, Jean-Pierre Adams was given anaesthetic before knee surgery. He hasn’t woken up

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Issue Twelve | Against the Odds

And Not to Yield

Richard Jolly

Only one sportsman can match Ryan Giggs for longevity: the New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter

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Issue Twelve | Against the Odds

The Street Dogs of Manila

Felix Lill and Javier Sauras

The Philippines are rising through the rankings, but are they Filipino enough?

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Issue Twelve | Against the Odds

Second City Syndrome

Matthew Campelli

Why has Birmingham struggled for football success for 30 years?

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Issue Twelve | Polemics

Artist or Machine?

Alex Keble

An investigation into the paradoxical relationship between sport and creativity

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Issue Twelve | Polemics

Alternate Title

Tim Vickery

The lessons sports journalists can draw from the Monkees

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Issue Twelve | Fiction

The Quantum of Bobby

Iain Macintosh

After his exile in Qatar, Bobby Manager returns to English football. Or does he…?

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Issue Twelve | Greatest Games

England 1 West Germany 1*

Rob Smyth

World Cup semi-final, 4 July 1990, Stade delle Alpi, Turin

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Issue Twelve | Eight Bells

Non-identical Twins

Michael Yokhin

A selection of twins who looked the same but played very differently

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