Yep, prepare to brace yourselves accordingly, popular STAND fanzine is back once again with the ill behaviour, with the ill behaviour. Issue 84 of the almost-award winning fanzine goes on sale ahead of this Saturday’s Rovers match.
Now the season can start properly; the almost award-winning popular STAND fanzine is back. Part of the Doncaster Rovers landscape since 1998, the original ‘by the fans, for the fans’ publication returns, with another packed 40 pages on Rovers, football and everything in between. All for just a minimum price of £1. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 83”
Rovers may be relegated. The season may be over, but it’s not all doom and gloom, because issue 82 of popular STAND fanzine goes on sale this weekend. Ok, so it is mostly doom and gloom, but still; we’ll be selling the forty packed pages of issue 82 outside the Keepmoat Stadium ahead of Rovers vs Burton on Sunday from about 11:20am. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 82”
It’s eighteen long years since popular STAND fanzine first went to print. A lot has happened to our football club since then, and aside from the price – still only £1 – much has changed with the fanzine too. Continue reading “The big popular STAND fanzine survey”
‘Fanzines are easier when they’re about shit teams’ tweeted our good friends at the Barnsley fanzine West Stand Bogs a week or so ago. A received wisdom among fanzine folk, and perhaps there is some truth in it, given that the latest issue of popular STAND appears to have come together so easily we’re able to start selling it a game early.
I’ve found it hard to write this editorial, and I think it’s ultimately because I’m so tired.
I’m physically tired because, as I write this sentence, it’s 1:40am Wednesday morning and this isn’t even the last thing I have to do for the fanzine before sending it to the printers, only after which can I go to bed. Ready to get up for work at 7am.
But I think I’m also tired of football. Maybe, and hopefully, not the actual game, but I’m tired of so many aspects of it. Continue reading “Editorial: On being tired of football”
In a week where the prices faced by football fans have been all over the news, we’re back with what is probably the best value product in the whole of English football. Yep, it’s issue 80 of the almost award-winning popular STAND fanzine, giving you 40 packed pages on Rovers and wider football, all for the minimum of just £1. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 80”
Christmas is coming, waterfowl are leaning towards obese. It is of course a time of giving, which in turn means a time of spending; not something that appeals to many a Yorkshireman’s heart. Mercifully though there is still value for money to be had in the run up to Christmas, and one such bargain goes on sale today; popular STAND fanzine issue 79. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 79”
Here we go again then. The long nights at the laptop have, just about, paid off. Three big boxes of folded paper has returned from Dave the Printer. Issue 78 of popular STAND is ready to go on sale. As ever we have 40 packed pages for you on topics ranging from ponderings on Rovers’ future manager, recollections of Conference heroes and our greatest ever manager to considerations on the notion of support, and a warning from a fan of Hull City. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 78”