Leicester City Fanzine -The FOX No. 161 Out Now
By GaryS
Wednesday 17 Sep 2008 13:48:00
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The FOX No. 161 (September Issue)

ON SALE NOW!

 

 

This month’s features include;

They Played For City (honest);

Fully Programmed;

Fox Diary of Disaster, how we took the drop.

Fox Philosophy;

Tales From the Riverbank;

Pride of the 500;

Modern Life is Rubbish;

Those Were the Days;

The Chris Lymn Column;

Old Masters... and Fanatical Frank...


Here’s a little morsel of what you can find in this month’s fanzine,

Modern Life is Rubbish... The last genuinely organically grown football craze swept the country in the latter half of the 1988-89 season. Stoke City had their Pink Panthers, West Ham their hammers, Grimsby had Harry the Haddock and a flock of canaries hovered above the Norwich crowd.

It was football’s ‘Summer of Love’. The fanzine movement was taking off in a big way and hooliganism was in steep decline following the Bradford and Brussels disasters. After years of macho posturing everyone went a bit silly for a while. Instead of punches, it was inflatables being waved around. Steve Naïve…: “Before I was old enough to know better, when City were away I sometimes went to see Forest. I vividly remember the following exchange with a shaven-headed 'hooligan' before one game: (Him, menacing) "That had better be a Forest dinosaur you're carrying" (Me, scared) "It is, yes" (Him) "Good thing too!"

The most fun you can have for two quid!

To subscribe to The FOX either send a cheque for £10 to:

The FOX, PO Box 2, Cosby, Leicester, LE9 1ZZ

Or go to Paypal and send £10.50 to gary@gsilke.freeserve.co.uk



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