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Editorial The gulf in finances between England’s top two divisions is making club owners desperate and irresponsible
Sidelines Forest felling managers at a rapid rate; late organising in Africa; Withdean memories; gone for a Burton; Larne building up
Shot! Peckham Town show off their lovingly developed Menace Arena to Fleetdown United
Harry Pearson column Netflix’s documentary about Sunderland shows just how little those at the top know
Focus on Georgi Kinkladze, the Georgia star who stayed loyal to Manchester City
World view Players support Brazil’s right-wing president; fresh teams lack inspiration in Australia; Poland international steps in to save Wisla
Books Aston Villa’s road to European glory; the grim life of Bruce Grobbelaar; Tony Waddington – a Stoke great; Unai Emery’s humble origins
Letters I’ve finally found something interesting about the Checkatrade Trophy…
Season in brief Graham Taylor makes his name at Lincoln while Stockport and Workington struggle
Camera crews Vlogging during games may baffle some but it’s grounded in match-going routine; the art of being a YouTube football fan; media’s constant need for outrage belittles supporters
Match of the month Wycombe’s fan-owned model is facing a huge test, but on the pitch Gareth Ainsworth’s team put up a late fight against Doncaster
Making the Belgrade Rad’s controversial ultras are proving hard to control; a high turnaround in Serbia’s capital means some profit from others’ misfortune
Reputation precedes you Cesc’s Fàbregas’s prodigious talent hides his spiky character; Ashley Cole is a pioneer left-back but he was never accepted by many fans
Team spirit: Scunthorpe The Iron’s stadiums have been ahead of their time; feeling at home in a new ground can take decades, but it’s worth it in the end
A way with words Hugh McIlvanney’s precise prose left a lasting impression on readers and fellow journalists
Object lessons The inaccuracies of Kenner Sportstars figures has left collectors frozen in time
Still with us: Chester Having been driven to despair by a series of owners, fans are turning the Blues around
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