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Scorcher Issue 59 - 20 February 1971

Scorcher Issue 59 - 20 February 1971

Scorcher Issue 59 - 20 February 1971

Product ID:
2157
Price: 9.95

Front Cover: When the Crowd Roared: Millwall lose their 59 unbeaten run of home games in 1967.
My favourite player (colour photo) : Steve Kember Crystal palace
My most memorable match (colour photo) : Celtic v Rangers 24 october 1970
How I Began:John Hollins Chelsea
Floodlight On: Willie Carlin Leicester City
Scorcher Team of the Week:Bulmers school, Reading
Short Story: Forward from Rome
Match Day Highlights: Current football stars

Comic Strips:

Billy's Boots:Billy Dane wasn't any good at football until he discovered a pair of old football boots. The football boots had once belonged to "Dead Shot Keen, the old centre forward for England." Wearing the boots gave Billy the ability to play football like the old star.

· Royal's Rangers: the story of Caxford Rangers and their manager, Ben Royal.

· Kangaroo Kid: Redstone Rovers' coach breaks down in the Australian Outback after a summer tour, and they discover a boy with amazing football abilities living wild.

· Bobby of the Blues: Bobby Booth plays for Everpool City, nicknamed "The Blues" because of their colours.

· Byrd of Paradise Hill: Richard Byrd prefers to take up a teaching post at Paradise Hill Secondary Modern School, rather than the offer of a trial for Hampton Orient reserves.

· Lags Eleven: Willie Smith, known to his friends as "Brilliant Genius", was the greatest super-crook in Britain, having been the master-mind behind numerous bank-raids, jewel-robberies and wage-snatches. Unfortunately for him he'd been caught and was doing a ten-year stretch in Bankhurst Prison, where he decides to start a football team as part of a master plan to escape during the first away match.

*Charlie Ironsides :Robot footballer

*Manager Matt

*Spot the star

*The East mound Mob

Besides the comic strips there were other regular features:

· How I Began: each week the story of how a different top star got started in the game.
· Floodlight On: photographs and mini-biography of a different star each week.
· Scorcher Team of the Week: a different schoolboy team featured each week has their team photograph published and wins a Scorcher football.
· Goal Post: Pete, "the office junior", answers readers' letters, and each one published wins £1 for the sender.
· Know-All: Know-All, "Soccer's Mister Big-Head", makes 10 statements about football and the reader has to spot where he goes wrong.
· Challenge Your Chum to quiz football: a quiz for readers to move a ball up and down the printed pitch into the goal by answering football questions.

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