Links to things we like…..



Newcastle United independent fanzine TRUE FAITH The editor did a great endorsement of the book which you can read HERE


STAND fanzine – various contributors not linked to any particular club


The Football Pink – general well written fanzine – no connection to any specific club


DUCK FANZINE (Stoke City) – Done a few articles for these usually about CAP Ciudad de Murcia. Great fanzine this even if you don’t support Stoke.


Forward the Hamlet – Dulwich Hamlet Fanzine, had an article in there about Ciudad de Murcia.


Haze Fanzine – City of Liverpool FC

First issue article about CAP Ciudad de Murcia


Everywhere we go! Northern Ireland Fanzine

One of my articles appered in Issue 3 (March 2017) about the players that have played for both Newcastle United and Northern Ireland.



CAP CIUDAD DE MURCIA – the heroes of our story

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FC United of Manchester –  Perhaps the leading lights in fan ownership.

FC United of Manchester - Escudo

City of Liverpool FC –   community owned and operated, providing a foundation for grassroots football to thrive and grow.



Eibar the Brave: The Extraordinary Rise of la Liga’s Smallest Team


All the Smiling Faces – great book by  Paul Brown about the formative years of Newcastle United Football Club

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Supporters Direct – helps fans to set up democratic cooperatives (known as supporters’ trusts) to gain influence in the running and ownership of their clubs.

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Newcastle United Supporters Trust (NUST) – seeks to benefit both the Football Club and its supporters by channeling the passion of Newcastle supporters into a forward-thinking organisation that is a legally constituted, democratic, not-for-profit Supporters Trust of Newcastle United


Other Authors 

Jimmy Burns is an award winning journalist and author, who wrote the internationally acclaimed Hand of God: a biography of Diego Maradona.

Tim Parks Author of A Season with Verona, following the fortunes of Hellas Verona F.C. in season 2000-2001.


THE FARM – Proper football lads and probably one of the  most underrated bands in the world


MADNESS – The Nutty Boys always been a big fan


THE CLASH – In 1978 the first record I ever bought was White Man in Hammersmith  Palais , loved The Clash ever since.


THE COCKNEY REJECTS – Another band heavily influenced by football and a group that always resonated with me. Lucky to say seen them a few times in London and even once in Murcia!


Smoove & Turrell  – Newcastle’s finest. British soul and funk band.


Clothes & Apparel 

British Sock Council – connoisseurs of fine hosiery and related products. A membership organisation that celebrates good socks and associated footwear. Providing merchandise and a social environment for like minded connoisseurs of good socks, clothes, shoes, beer, music, football and food.


Nicolas Deakins – Situated in the heart of Leeds renowned shopping district, the Nicholas Deakins has knowledgeable and helpful staff on hand, the store’s ethos is to allow customers to view Nicholas Deakins collections at their leisure. The store carries the full range of clothing and footwear and is a fantastic showcase for the brand.

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Williott – Spanish clothing brand. polos etc.


Burro – No Alla Violenza designs first created in 1989 to promote a peaceful Italia 90 are available on Ts and sweats from the Burro online shop.



Red Star Brewery – Formby


Established in 2015 by Dave & Glen, this 10 barrel brewery produces a range of cask conditioned ales using the finest English malts and a selection of hops from around the world.



Brigista – Spanish Civil War Ale

brigadista ale V9 arial FINAL accentedBrigadista Ale made to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War. An easy drinking Golden Ale with citrus notes coming from Spanish Oranges and Lemon, sweetened with Spanish Orange blossom honey, with cascade hops giving the citrus edge.

Francisan Well Brewery – Cork 

Cork’s Franciscan Well Brewery and Brew Pub is one of Ireland’s longest established and best respected craft breweries. The “Well” has gained national fame for its popular beers along with international recognition for its numerous craft beer awards from across Europe site_logo_retina

Yar17554018_1450155208368684_7571827850302360318_ndsman Craft Beer -Belfast 

Yardsman pays homage to the great men who worked in the mills, the yards and factories. The men who were proud to serve apprenticeships and perfect their craft. The good men who valued people above possessions.

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