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BIRMINGHAM 0 LIUERPOOL 1

W o r t h i n g t o n c u p IB

c o n t e n t s HPRIL ELD □ 1ISSUE NO 1TIL

4 Editorial New Wembley, old problems

6 Diary Spurs win away; Goodbye Paul Jewell; Tranmere are up for the Cup again; penalties pay for Liverpool

10 The Bigger Picture The golden age of Loftus Road

12 Sidelines Hope for Hull City; Dynamo Kiev atwar; John Beck is back atCambridge; the famous Berts; cleaning up atMiddlesbrough; football short stories

16 Worthington Cup Lessons tobe learned from the final, for

Birmingham City fans and the organisers atthe Millennium Stadium

18 Passports Breaking down the barriers against foreign players;

why English clubs won’tbe looking eastwards for new talent

22 Record Breakers Footballers setting targets tobeat

23 Airdrie No manager, no players, no hope?

24 Grounds The nation’sstadiums surveyed and renamed

28 Non League A promotion challenge from the Conference; how

Hereford U tdmay have benfited from relegation

33 Ireland Playing politics in the Irish League; youthful triumphs in the Republic

36 Art of Penalties Spot-kicks throughout history

38 Britain v the World Austria test England atStamford Bridge

46 Football Myth They knew how to (mis) behave in the old days regulars w sc t -s h ir t s , back is sues & subs web w sc books le tte rs c la s s if ie d s

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