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Grimsby Town and fish! 20-10-2020

Grimsby’s fans are often jokingly referred to as ‘codheads’. The club are nicknamed The Mariners. Grimsby’s fanzine is called ‘Cod Almighty’. At its peak, in the 1950’s, Grimsby laid claim to being the largest fishing port in the world. In spite of a decline since those heady days, the town is still one of the Read More...

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Stevenage FC 09-10-2020

Stevenage Athletic were formed in 1968. They were reincarnated (after bankruptcy) as Stevenage Borough in 1976. When they came into the Football League for the first time in 2010, the ‘Borough’ was dropped and they are now Stevenage F.C. Stevenage became the first ‘New Town’ in the UK in 1946. It’s in Hertfordshire, about 30 Read More...

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Walsall FC 02-10-2020

Things you may want to know about Walsall; Walsall are known as ‘The Saddlers’ which reflects this Black Country town’s reputation as a traditional centre for saddle manufacture. Walsall were formed in 1888 as Walsall Town Swifts – a swift still features in their club crest and the club’s mascot is called ‘Swifty’ (see below). Read More...

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Who are Bradford City? 18-09-2020

Bradford are the only professional English team to wear claret and amber, colours they have worn since they were formed in 1903 (they are the same colours as Motherwell in Scotland). Sales of Bradford scarfs have been brisk since they are the same as Harry Potter’s house colours at Hogwarts. However, they are likely to Read More...

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What do we know about Hector? 08-09-2020

With the exciting announcement that Hector Bellerin is becoming FGR’s 2nd largest shareholder, we wanted to know a little more about Hector. Age – 25 Born – Barcelona. Hector began his club career with Barcelona’s youth team. Club – Arsenal (joined in 2011 – contracted to the Gunners until 2022) Nationality – Catalan Spanish Playing Read More...

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The Green Devil August ’20 13-08-2020

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The Lockdown E-mails! 14-08-2020

Every week during lockdown, Supporters Club members received an e-mail update from our scribe, Neil Munro. They proved very popular so we thought we’d share extracts from a few of them! Here are the most recent – 14 August 2020 Hello all ,  We hope you and your loved ones are safe & well.    With the new season finally dawning Read More...

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FGR Matches From Seasons Gone By – 2007/08 12-07-2020

Some years ago the The Supporters Club rescued a number of match videos from going to the dump.  The quality of the video material doesn’t match current day levels that FGR operate at but they are historic records of seasons gone by.  A selection of the match videos have been digitised by The Supporters Club and will Read More...

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FGR Matches From Seasons Gone By – 2006/07 – First season at The New Lawn. 07-06-2020

Some years ago the The Supporters Club rescued a number of match videos from going to the dump.  The quality of the video material doesn’t match current day levels that FGR operate at but they are historic records of seasons gone by.  A selection of the match videos have been digitised by The Supporters Club and will Read More...

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FGR matches from seasons gone by – The 2005/06 campaign. 30-05-2020

Some years ago the The Supporters Club rescued a number of match videos from going to the dump.  The quality of the video material doesn’t match current day levels that FGR operate at but they are historic records of seasons gone by.  A selection of the match videos have been digitised by The Supporters Club and will Read More...