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WSC No 278, April 2010

Contents 4 EditorialChester’savoidable demise 6 News watch

Ashley Cole’s infidelity ; booing John Terry 8 Shot!

Views of the West Lancs Football League 10 Sidelines

Out here on the far, featureless tangent of the Humber estuary, the football is as distant a distraction as the low tide Match of the month Grimsby v Lincoln p20

The importance of “silverware”; Keith Alexander remembered; Durham City’s losing run; charging for online content 14 Champions League play-offs

What the rejected proposal revealed; why the scheme was scrapped in Holland 16 Europa League

A difficult debut season in the shadows 18 Continental ambition

The top clubs eye new overseas markets 19 Quote heavy

Creating a football news story from nothing 20 Match of the month

An unsatisfactory day for Grimsby in a fourth-level Lincolnshire derby 24 Shot! Archive

High emotion at Old Trafford in 1958

Media talk p18

SIMON GILL

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26 Carlisle United

Why it’s never boring at Brunton Park 27 Strange case of...

Jan Sorensen, Walsall’s enigmatic manager 28 Football on film

Directors explain why action footage just can’t be recreated on the big screen 30 Scotland’s trail-blazers

Commemorating a European final in 1967 32 History repeating

Luton meet Wimbledon in the Conference 34 Euro view

Montpellier confound critics; Prague’s battle of the Bohemians; Roma fans unite 38 Kenya

East Africans denied a chance in the UK 39 Three-figure footballers

The last 1930 World Cup survivor turns 100, and other international centurions 40 Reviews

Solidarity with Spartak; Devon drama; Macpherson’s TV tales; a South Wales hero 42 Letters

Dear WSC, I really must say... 46 Season in brief

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