The first issue of 2018, and life really does begin at 40, because this issue is an absolute belter.
Inside issue 40:
Case for the defence – Dave Proudlove’s plea, for leniency, towards TP.
Driven to distraction – Orfy’s mint two-pager about our road trip to Liverpool in February 2016. The start of the end?
Crafty – The Beerdman carries on his take on the ale scene. This issue, he spreads his wings and it’s the bustling city of Leeds.
Leadership – It’s about leadership. And it’s written by Duts. Expect it to be ace.
A cry for Alp – Rob Doolan is one of the best football writers around. Here, he takes in a two-game weekend, in vastly different cities.
From the Stoke End to The Waddington Suite – Mike Richardson’s simply lovely piece about absent friends.
Following the oval ball – Rugby Union? In DUCK? When it’s Andy Stanier’s superb piece, then yes!
Jumpers for goalposts – Ant Sutcliffe and his childhood with his mates.
Sensible Stoke – Part Two of a Ben Cotton’s mint history of Stoke City in the virtual world.
Get the message – our editorial on Mark Hughes, and my support for the club.
Catalan Convertor – a look at the Catalonian capital city. Barca in Will Farr’s eyes.
Trainer Spotter – we look at the adidas Gazelle, one of the three stripe’s most iconic and seminal sneakers.
……and loads more besides!