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Παρασκευή, 24 Ιουλίου 2009

Roy of the Rovers


Mike Gent charts the history of one of Britain's most popular football comics characters...

Arguably the most famous British comics character of all, 'Roy of the Rovers' forty year playing career began on the cover of Tiger no.1 in September 1953. Since then, the phrase 'Roy of the Rovers stuff' has become part of the English language, regularly invoked by pundits to describe the essence of footballing dreams.