popular STAND fanzine issue 81

popular STAND fanzine issue 81

‘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.

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popular STAND fanzine issue 80

popular STAND fanzine issue 80

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”

popular STAND fanzine issue 79

popular STAND fanzine issue 79

 

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”

popular STAND fanzine issue 78

popular STAND fanzine issue 78

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”

FSF Fanzine of the Year – popular STAND makes the shortlist

FSF Fanzine of the Year – popular STAND makes the shortlist

 

Much to our surprise, popular STAND has been included on the shortlist for Fanzine of the Year at the FSF Awards. Here, editor Glen Wilson, expands on what this means for a publication like ours, and for his own sanity. Continue reading “FSF Fanzine of the Year – popular STAND makes the shortlist”

popular STAND fanzine issue 72

popular STAND fanzine issue 72

The weekend is almost here, and so we’re all excited at the prospect of football right? I mean what could be more thrilling than the prospect of a visit from the fallacy of a football club and shadow of credibility that is MK Dons? Especially coming as it does, on the back of two successive defeats? Wait, why are you crying? Where are you going? Come back, put that Radiohead CD down. Continue reading “popular STAND fanzine issue 72”