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contentsno 196 june 2003

6 editorial

Debt evasion and points deduction

8 diary

Sunderland carry on losing; Southampton for the Cup; Real roast Man Utd; Brooking is boss; Peerless Pompey

12 the bigger picture

Yeovil celebrate joining the League

14 sidelines

Bayern tout improbable move; Everton staying put; Stoichkov’s stamp; John Charles and Tom Finney in print

18 football in iraq

How Saddam Hussein’s regime ruined the nation’s favourite sport

20 strange case of

Jorge Cadete, ex-Celt turned “singer”

22 floodlights

Simon Inglis wonders where all the pylons have gone

24 youth players

Cautionary tales of teen stars from ten years ago; will Rooney and co go the way of Kevin Gallen, Anthony and Stephen Hughes and Darren Caskey?

28 england v turkey

How the FA should react to the violent scenes at the recent Euro 2004 qualifiers, plus reasons for England fans not to travel to the return

32 substitutions

The history of the 12th man and his multiple successors

34 football on tv

Why watching the match on the box can be thoroughly good for you; what makes a perfect pundit

38 revolutionaries

The long-pass master and his disciples

46 hull city

WSC’s club-by-club guide

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Substitutions page 32

“Now ploughing an unremarkable furrow in the Second Division, Darren Caskey is living proof that early promise means little ”

regulars 37 wsc books 40 web review 41 wsc subs + t-shirts 42 letters 45 classifieds