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  • A Return To Innocence: Supporting Forest

    WORDS: STEVE WRIGHT

    This summer a Nottingham Forest hero returned to the City Ground dugout, bringing out the sentimental side in many long-suffering Reds supporters, but can Stuart Pearce’s managerial tenure really restore the magic of the past, or has the game changed too much for the footballing romantics to prevail?

    City Ground (Dave Rutt, via Flickr)

  • Falling for Football… Bloody Hell!

    WORDS: EVAN BARTLETT

    A collection of hazy reminiscences, euphoric moments and gritty tales of the game’s place in our lives, Falling for Football is a rose-tinted nostalgia-fest and it is all the better for it. This selection of stories from 44 well-loved football writers and bloggers will strike a chord with supporters everywhere…

    Falling for Football

  • Why I Support The Irons

    WORDS: TOM VICTOR

    It hasn’t always been easy supporting West Ham over the past two decades, but amidst the ups and downs at Upton Park there have been more than enough memorable moments and dubious heroes to fill a questionable, claret-tinted version of Billy Joel’s ‘We Didn’t Start the Fire’. No seriously…

    PENTAX Image

  • Life On Ice Station Zebra

    WORDS: MARK BIRAM

    Boundary Park has been the scene of some iconic giant-killings down the years, but not too long ago, Oldham Athletic were more than just a lower-league David with an FA Cup slingshot. We asked one loyal Latic to describe his life at the place that club legend Joe Royle called “Ice Station Zebra”

    Boundary Park by Diego's Sideburns (via Flickr)

  • The First Girl At School To Get Breasts

    WORDS: CHRIS DEARY

    The girl was called Helen, not Deborah, but the story of tragic failure went pretty much the same as the Pulp version. Luckily there was a consolation prize, for just as Helen was appointing Jarvis Cocker as my Poet Laureate, Bolton Wanderers were growing breasts too. And they were fucking massive…

    Bolton Breasts

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