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No 213 November 2004

PETER ROBINSON

Plymouth “What other form of human activity gives you such a complex, perfect sense of loss on a weekly basis?” p30

4 Editorial

Rich clubs demand the right to be richer 6 Diary

Souness snapped up by Newcastle; Arsenal drop a point; Tim Cahill sent off after shirt removal; Rooney the hat-trick hero 10 Shot!

The last month in pictures 12 Sidelines

Roman Abramovich’s other club, possibly; Murdoch v Berlusconi in Italy; Blackburn’s cash crisis; who will manage Wales? 16 England Media Silence

The national team’s response to press coverage after the draw in Austria was to refuse to talk after the win in Poland – and they may have had good reason 18 Ups and Downs

The struggles of the clubs promoted to the Premiership: Crystal Palace searching for a new owner; West Brom could lose their manager; Norwich roll up their sleeves 22 As Good As It Got

Oldham’s momentous 1990 FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United

24 Brian Clough

Recalling his achievements as a player in the north-east and as a manager in the Midlands

There’s no place like Home Park

26 Strange Case Of...

Aussie star Paul Okon, from Lazio to Oostende via Middlesbrough 28 Jimmy Glass

An extract from the autobiography of the keeper whose last-minute goal kept Carlisle United in the League five years ago 30 Match of the Month

Plymouth, who had made a good start in the Championship, take on Wolves, who hadn’t. You can guess the rest 34 Shot! Archive

Jimmy Rimmer and his one tooth guard Arsenal’s goal in 1975 38 Book Reviews

El Michael, El Macca; Piers Morgan’s latest mistake; Alan Ball; Gordon Strachan 40 Letter From...

America, where a club from Mexico have created a sister team to compete in the MLS 46 A Season In Brief

Ipswich win Division One, 1961-62

IMAGES

Carlisle’s saviour p28 ACTION

Regulars 32 WSC Subs & T-shirts 37 On the Web 41 WSC Books 42 Letters 45 Classifieds