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Editorial Agents are poorly regulated, allowing them to set up transfers for their own profit rather than the benefit of their players and clubs
Sidelines Gordon Banks’s effortless grace; Ireland boil over at Rice snub; becoming part of The Club; Newport County on the run; Irn-Bru’s cross-border cup loses its fizz
Shot! Cambrian & Clydach Vale host Cwmbran Celtic at King George’s New Field, with the home side aiming for promotion
Focus on Kasey Keller, the US international goalkeeper who made his name at Millwall before becoming a fans’ favourite at Leicester, Tottenham and Fulham
World view Controversial switch from Ukraine to Russia; Qatar upset established powers in Asian Cup; star names bring home Hakeem al-Araibi
Books Ben Thornley’s unfulfilled promise; Mark Walters tackles tough topics; inside transfer deals; John Toshack’s international lifestyle
Letters I’m on a mission to discover when footballers switched Bobs and Bobbys for Roberts…
Season in brief The Football League is awash with cash from ITV Digital as Manchester City run away with Division One and West Brom pip Wolves
Features Rules of attraction Forming attachments towards certain players can often be inexplicable in your youth
Origin stories Walsall’s Maz Kouhyar feels the pressure of being the first Afghan professional player in Britain; how Rebels FC are helping refugees on Merseyside off the pitch as well as on it
Match of the month Fan-run Darlington have been on a long journey to re-establish themselves but now face a huge choice about the direction of their club, while Southport continue to drift
Laws of nature A Dutch experiment with alternative rules could mean time penalties and self-pass free-kicks; spot kicks make very little sense
Coastal erosion Gosport try to silence Pompey’s chimes; Havant & Waterlooville on the up
Bossing it Female coaches making a mark in the men’s game; Norway’s hit drama on life as a woman in charge; Corinne Diacre – French pioneer
Object lessons The commemorative George Best £5 note that cooled a family rift
Pitch doctor How tampering with the grass – or flooding it entirely – has become a managerial pastime
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