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Issue Twenty Four | East Germany

The Real Leipzig?

Matt Ford

As RB Leipzig challenge in the Bundesliga, the city’s old derby still takes place

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Issue Twenty Three | Photo Essay

The Russian Lower Leagues

Sergei Novikov

From Borodinsky to Zakamsk, one photographer's journey through the backwaters of the Russian game

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Issue Twenty Two | New Ground

On, Stanley, On!

Brian Oliver

Property, plastics and the improbable resurrection of Accrington Stanley

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Issue Twenty | Experience

Fear and Loneliness in Recife

James Young

Life, love and following Santa Cruz’s emotional return from the fourth flight

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Issue Nineteen | Memories

For the Love of the Honest Men

Ally Palmer

An Ayr United fan reflects on decades of following the ups and downs at Somerset Park

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Issue Seventeen | Theory

Not at All Costs

George Caulkin

Paul Tisdale has not only revolutionised how Exeter City play, but how they think

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Issue Seventeen | Fiction

The Tackle

David Ashton

John Brodie, the former winger turned detective, returns to hunt down some stolen medals

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Issue Sixteen | Groundwork

Death of the Giant Killers

Louise Phillips

Hereford United are one of the most celebrated minnows of English football, so how could they collapse into bankruptcy?

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Issue Sixteen | Representations

Homes of Football

Stuart Roy Clarke

The photographer explains what led him to take football as his subject

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Issue Fifteen | The North-East

The Van Basten of Hartlepool

Harry Pearson

Adam Boyd and the glory of a talent that flickers without ever catching light

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Issue Fifteen | Davids and Goliaths

When FFP Goes Wrong

Robin Bairner

Luzenac’s promotion to the French second flight should have been a joyous fairy-story but it killed the club

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Issue Fifteen | Davids and Goliaths

Defying the Odds

Will Unwin

How tiny Eibar have taken their place in the Spanish top flight

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Issue Fourteen | The Revolutionaries

Rise and Fall of Castel Rigone

Pedar Foss

The entrepreneur, the village team and the experiment in humanistic capitalism

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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 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 One | Origins

Man and Boy

David Ashton

Fathers, sons and the grumbling terraces of industrial Scotland

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