WSC No 276, February 2010
Contents 4 EditorialMiltonKeynes gets FA support 6 Shot!
The Europa League on a cold night in Berlin 8 Sidelines
The World Cup approaches; Craig Levein; FIFA expulsions; football on Facebook 12 Portsmouth pandemonium
“Fans greet each other warmly, people say ‘thank you’ when you stand to let them pass and bonhomie reigns unabated” Match of the month Fulham v Man Utd p20
Attempting to understand the club’s rapid decline and depressing prospects 14 Chaos at County
A Notts fan surveys the damage, plus an alternative view from a Forest follower 16 Pay up for Palace?
The case against renewing a season ticket 18 World Cup
USA meet England in 2010, 60 years after a famous shock, plus a night with the 1966 winners 20 Match of the Month
Not in Notts p14
Man Utd visit Fulham and are comprehensively beaten 24 Shot! Archive
Early football images from the world’s first illustrated newspaper
PA PHO TO S
27 Goal nets
A lost symbol of clubs’ individuality 28 Euro view
Crowd control in Serbia; Italian clubs’ abrupt collapse; Celta Vigo overstretch themselves; a familiar face in Israel 32 Fear and loathing in Cheshire
The lowdown on the fierce rivalry between the two clubs of Northwich 34 Argentina
Plans to reward well-behaved hooligans 36 Re-evaluating referees
Changing the habits of a lifetime 37 Strange case of...
Charles Itandje, a goalkeeper under a cloud 38 As good as it got
The Cup-Winners Cup exploits of Borough Utd, the first Welsh winners in Europe 40 Reviews
Gazza at Kettering; Peter Shilton’s Plymouth; famous cup shocks; a Lisbon lion cub 42 Letters
Dear WSC, I would like to take issue with... 46 Season in brief
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