How Roy Race Ruined English Football
He may be Britain’s most popular comic footballer, but Roy of the Rovers embodies everything that’s wrong about the English game”
Episode One of the Blizzard Podcast, a new venture where we’ll be bringing you some audio editions of our favourite articles from the Blizzard archives. To kick things off, where else to start but with an article from our pilot edition, Issue Zero, and Scott Murray’s ‘How Roy Race Ruined English Football’.
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Scott Murray writes for the Guardian. He is co-author of And Gazza Misses The Final, a history of the World Cup through the medium of minute-by-minute match reports. He also co-wrote The Anatomy of Liverpool and Phantom of the Open: Maurice Flitcroft, the World’s Worst Golfer.
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