The Week in Review

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Back to the Future I: Liverpool's new manager is Bootle's Boot Roomer Roy Evans, a Shankly signing.

Back to the Future II: Neil Back, a comparative Lilliputian on the flank, finally overcomes the sizeist tendencies of the England rugby union manager, Geoff Cooke, to gain his first cap against Scotland.

Back to basics: Paul Newlove, the Bradford Northern centre, retires from international rugby league at 22 following heavy criticism of his decision to move home rather than represent Great Britain at the World Sevens.

Back to the fore: Emmitt Smith, the Dallas running back, stars as Buffalo lose their fourth successive Super Bowl. Back on the grid: Manchester wins right to bid for the 2002 Commonwealth Games.

Back to reality: Greedy German club Karlsruhe are fined pounds 22,000 for selling twice as many tickets for a 'high risk' Uefa Cup tie than authorised by safety directives. How could Hillsborough and Heysel be forgotten so quickly?