MAGAZINE ARCHIVE : SHOOT – 18.3.1978

Terry Hibbit of Birmingham City is the cover star as Shoot looks forward to the FA Cup Quarter-Finals.

There is a double page spread looking at all four games.

Chelsea are in financial difficulties, especially as they have to play games with reduced crowds due to sanctions as a result of hooliganism.

There is a double page spread of England and Scotland’s recent international friendlies, both 2-1 defeats, England away v West Germany, and Scotland at home v Bulgaria.

Gordon Hill is interviewed, talking about how Scottish players are representing great value in the transfer market for English clubs. He comments that he believes no player is worth 500,000 pounds. Less than a year later, British football had it’s first ever 1m pound transfer (Though it was an English player who broke the record)

Kenny Swain gets a player profile, where he says his favourite band is The Beatles, and that if he wasn’t a footballer he would be a pop star.

He said his main ambition was to win a major trophy with Chelsea. Over the next four years, he would have a League and European Cup medal, although, they were won with Aston Villa.