Well, here we are, a new season, a new manager and almost a new team. It will probably come as no surprise that the 2013-14 Mudhutter eschews all that nonsense, and carries on with the old traditions of profanity and half-arsedness that has got us this far.

Having said that, the first issue after the departure of Bob was always going to be interesting, and so it proves to be. In fact, it’s probably our best issue for a while, given that our talented team of writers had so much material to work with.

If you didn’t manage to get your copy at the Middlesbrough game, you can buy the magazine in both printed and digital format on this very site –