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Issue Zero | Introduction

Statement

Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan Wilson's introduction to Issue Zero

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Issue Zero | St Pauli

The Conversion of St Pauli?

Uli Hesse

Back in the Bundesliga, Europe’s most noted countercultural club is having to balance its ethos with the desire for a secure financial future

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Issue Zero | Interview

Guus Hiddink

Philippe Auclair

Philippe Auclair talks to Guus Hiddink about his latest challenge, as coach of Turkey

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

An African Parable

Luke Alfred

For African teams, it’s often after qualifying for the World Cup that the real challenge begins

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

The Dark Heart of Russian Football

James Appell

Will winning the right to host the 2018 World Cup force Russia to confront the corruption that stains its domestic game?

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

Double Trouble

Joel Richards

Argentina’s short seasons are fun, but are they behind a culture of short-termism?

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

How Roy Race Ruined English Football

Scott Murray

He may be Britain’s most popular comic footballer, but Roy of the Rovers embodies everything that is wrong about the English game

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Issue Zero | Ethics

Man and Superman

Gabriele Marcotti

Why football has some serious questions to answer about the ethics of performance enhancement

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Issue Zero | Stony Ground

Matters of Blood

Andy Brassell

The travails of Corsica’s football clubs reflect the struggles of the island and its quest for autonomy

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Issue Zero | Stony Ground

First Time Around

Michael Orr

As Portland celebrates winning an MLS franchise, memories are stirred of the Timbers’ debut season in the NASL

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Issue Zero | Theory

The Dutch Style and the Dutch Nation

Simon Kuper

How the Netherlands’ move away from liberalism is reflected in its football

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Issue Zero | Theory

Xavi and the Square Pass

Musa Okwonga

How going sideways became the future

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Issue Zero | Theory

The Search for Space

Michael Cox

How a theory of political polling explains why New Labour was like Dennis Bergkamp

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Issue Zero | Bosnian Coaching

The Professor of Mostar

Sasa Ibrulj

Sulejman Rebac never won a trophy as a manager, but 35 years after his retirement, his influence continues to be felt across Europe

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Issue Zero | Bosnian Coaching

The Watchmaker of Travnik

Vladimir Novak

After six decades in football, could Ćiro Blažević’s odyssey be coming to an end in China?

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Issue Zero | Verona

Verona's Great Romance

James Horncastle

Recalling the drama of Italy's most unlikely champions

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Issue Zero | Sausages

Bangers and Cash

Philippe Auclair

How Uli Hoeness became a sausage magnate

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Issue Zero | Polemics

What's Good for the Goose...

Paul Tomkins

Just because a manager has had success with one club does not mean his methods will transfer to another

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Issue Zero | Sausages

Garrincha's Swedish Son

Lars Sivertsen

When Garrincha toured Sweden with Botafogo, memories weren't all he left behind

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Issue Zero | Polemics

Why the Away Goals Rule Must Be Abolished

Ian Hawkey

The away goals rule is an archaism that is encouraging defensive play

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Issue Zero | Polemics

Tradition and the Individual Talent

Jacob Steinberg

There's more to judging players than goals and medals

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Issue Zero | Polemics

How the Champions League is Selling European Football Short

Ouriel Daskal

Could it be that the commercialisation of the Champions League has not gone far enough?

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Issue Zero | Polemics

Dessert Comes at the End

Raphael Honigstein

Football's administrators must beware killing the golden goose

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Issue Zero | Football Manager

The Heidenheim Chronicles

Iain Macintosh

When somebody takes their game of Football Manager just a little too seriously...

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Issue Zero | Greatest Games

Crvena Zvezda 2 Bayern Munich 2

Jonathan Wilson

European Cup semi-final second leg, Marakana, Belgrade, 24 April 1991

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Issue Zero | Eight Bells

European Cup Upsets

Rob Smyth

A selection of eight of the European Cup's most unexpected results

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