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WSC No 291, May 2011

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2011

She eld readies itself for visitors from West Yorkshire

Contents

The away fans are silent, penned in and crestfallen as arcs of derisive abuse rain down on them from three sides. The red and white worm has turned Match of the month Sheffield Utd v Leeds Utd p18

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4 Editorial Wayne Rooney punished by TV 6 News watch Reigniting England’s captaincy kerfuffle;

a merciless March for Arsène Wenger 8 Sidelines Savage runs out of steam; reserve team football gets worse; Dong Fangzhuo disappears; desperation for Derby County 12 Shot! Millwall’s Lionesses maul Watford in the Cup 14 Grounds for concern Brighton bid a final farewell to the

Withdean; Darlington eye a smaller stadium 16 Amajor day for Manchester Looking back on the last time United met

City in the Cup’s last four – 85 years ago 17 Stoke’s semi-final A Potter points out facts in the face of nationwide prejudice 18 Match of the month Leeds Utd swan south to Sheffield but get more than they expected at Bramall Lane more than they expected at Bramall Lane Old Firm incitement

22 Old Firm incitement

Attempting to calm online

Attempting to calm online tensions in Glasgow

Life of Brian p28

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24 Shot! Archive An individual view of the 1990s 26 25 years of WSC Football’s gift to television; why live matches are now indispensable; from Channon to Holland – famous faces since 1986; launching the Premier League 32 Euro view Italian solidarity in sleep; Champions

League a mixed blessing for Slovaks; hostile environment for Grasshoppers 35 Nostalgia rules Getting too old for football and music 36 World view Focusing on the final in the A-League;

campaigning against Indonesian corruption 39 Strange case of... Claude Le Roy, Cambridge’s French favourite 40 Reviews Irish folk tales; rethinking Revie and

Bremner; Olympian ideals; a sickened scout 42 Letters Dear WSC, does it annoy anyone else that... 46 Season in brief Division One 1965-66

42 Letters Dear WSC, does it annoy anyone else that... 46 Season in brief Division One 1965-66