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contentsNo 237 November 2006


Challenging viewing. Palestine’s World Cup quest gets a screening

World Cup Inshallah, the story of Palestine’s attempts to qualify for the 2006 World Cup, was projected on to Israel’s separation wall built around east Jerusalem Football Films p32

6 Editorial We want the t ruth 8 Diary Albion axe Robbo; Carling Cup carnage;

West Ham wobbling; Solskjaer scoring again; José – what a card! 12 Shot! From the high to the low in Edinburgh 14 Sidelines A new concept for Sky; Champions League c a s h d i s p e n s e d ; FA c o a c h i n g c e n t r e t o b e sold; Huddersfield discontent 18 Corruption Claims

The Panorama investigation into bungs; is English football worse than Europe for dodgy deals?

20 Africans Abroad Migrants’ mixed fortunes in eastern

Europe; clubless players stranded in Turkey; an Ivorian refugee refused p e r m i s s i on t o p l a y i n En g l i s h non - L e a g ue

23 WSC Exclusives! Shock probe slammed 24 Match of the Month A European night at the Emirates Stadium reveals the good and bad points about watching 21st-century football

28 Shot! Archive Fans risk watching a match during the depths of the Second World War 31 Letter From Argentina, where the man in charge is set to be challenged after a quarter of a century 32 Football Films Palestine’s bid to qualify for Germany

2006; Zinedine Zidane close up 35 WSC Readers’ Survey What you thought about the World Cup and the unusual places in which you watched it 36 Football Monthly The story of Charles Buchan’s famous magazine, which revolutionised football publishing after its launch in 1951 40 Reviews Brian Clough’s cataclysm at Leeds;

the pitfalls of running a non-League club; linked lives of two Man Utd legends; the nomadic Neil Redfearn 46 Season In Brief The 1965-66 Bundesliga title goes to Munich – but not to Bayern

Glad Mag p36

Regulars 27 WSC Books 34 WSC Subs & T-shirts 39 Web Review 42 Letters 45 Classifieds

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