When Saturday Comes No 389 August 2019

Parishes of Jersey fans pitch up with their flags in Yorkshire

REGULARS 5 Editorial VAR is aiming for perfection in a game that

makes it impossible, and it’s causing as much controversy as it’s solving 6 Sidelines South Yorkshire Police annoy the locals;

Corinthian-Casuals on tour; f lagging it up; Workington get a move on; Jim Bentley on the key to managerial longevity 12 Shot! Yorkshire International Football

Association’s first competitive action, welcoming Parishes of Jersey to Ossett 15 Harry Pearson column Making a good managerial appointment

is simple: avoid the bosses with the most common names – just look at the facts

Going into a dressing room, putting on a proper kit and then taking part in a proper match with a proper referee was exhilarating WSC writers’ competition p26

24 Focus on Hermann Hreidarsson, the fist-pumping

Icelander who became a fan favourite everywhere he played 36 World view Union Berlin balance togetherness with

ambition; Sweden’s UEFA leader already missed; women winning over South America 40 Books The man who transformed Manchester

United; tactical manoeuvres explained; highs and lows of Scots’ 1970s; lost wonders

44 Letters Memories of Molineux come f looding back...

46 Season in brief Dinamo pip Steaua as Communism crumbles

in Romania

FEATURES 16 European nights Liverpool prove they are a knockout team

after finding Champions League solace; Chelsea show up Arsenal’s continued inability to solve their obvious problems 18 United Nations Portugal are perfect hosts off the pitch and

winners on it; Holland’s journey back to the top is just beginning – and they have a long way to go yet


It was mid-afternoon on a warm Sunday in May when I collapsed into a Wembley Stadium seat and cried like a baby, the outpouring triggered by a goal of beauty FA Vase p22

20 Viewed from below A Maidenhead director on surviving in the

non-League wilderness; Chertsey Town’s FA Va s e s ucce s s br i ng s a t e a r t o t he e ye

26 WSC writers’ competition The j oy of r ed i s cove r i ng pl ay i ng t he g ame

just when you think your chance is gone; the adventures of an amateur non-League photographer; like son, like father

32 Just a Mo TheseminaltransferthatshookScottish

f ootba l l a nd un i t ed Old F i r m f a n s i n a nge r

42 Object lessons How The World’s Great e s t Goal s brought colour

and context to the living-room