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No 216 February 2005

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Notts County 1991-92 “We rubbed our eyes at Old Trafford on August 17. We looked forward to seeing how Alan Paris would cope with the pace of Andrei Kanchelskis” p34

4 Editorial

Ref justice and video replays 6 Diary

Four English clubs progress in the Champions League; Hoddle wanders to Wolves; Everton’s derby delight; Newcastle drift downwards; Rooney in trouble again 10 Shot!

The last month in pictures: from Highbury to the Abbey Stadium via Kenilworth Road 12 Sidelines

Carlos Tevez, an Argentine in Brazil; Brian Barwick, new chief of the FA; Ronaldinho wins an award; Bolton Wanderers wobble 16 Racism

Sieg heils and Nazi salutes at Millwall, according to a seriously mistaken article in the Sun; Ron Atkinson tries, and fails, to defend himself on TV 19 Armchair Fans

Looking after the rights of those who sit and watch 20 Managers

Ramón Díaz joins Oxford; Harry Redknapp swaps clubs on the south coast; Joe Kinnear departs Forest

Joe low

County’s opening game of 1991-92, at Manchester United

24 Shot! Archive

A huge crowd honours Bert Trautmann 26 Match Of The Month

Sunderland take on Burnley in their big modern stadium, filled with memories of the recent and distant past 30 Supporters Direct

The spreading influence of fans’ trusts; plus the advantages and disadvantages of buying shares in your club 32 Strange Case Of...

Borislav “Bobby” Mihailov, the bewildered and bewigged Bulgarian of Reading 34 As Good As It Got

Notts County’s most recent and quite probably last season in the top division, masterminded by that man Neil Warnock 38 Book Reviews

Jock Stein; the story of Subbuteo; Terry Yorath; football fashion 40 Letter From...

Ukraine, where the two main football cities – but not the club owners – are on opposing sides in the political crisis 46 A Season In Brief

Arsenal’s first championship, when Man Utd finished bottom of the table

Regulars 18 WSC Subs & T-shirts 37 On the Web 41 WSC Books 42 Letters 45 Classifieds