In August 2010 three Maidenhead United fans were banned from attending home games, by a kangaroo court, for crimes they didn't commit.
These men promptly encountered a jobsworth security blockade, and so escaped to the non-league underground.
Today, still stigmatised by the MUFC Ltd hierarchy, they survive as supporters of fancy.
If you enjoy a train away day - and if you can find them - then maybe you can share a drink with ... the K-team!

Monday, 13 April 2015

Fifteen to One

A little over three years ago, ahead of Fancy Dresslemania XII at Dover Athletic (who, incidentally, host Bristol Rovers in an important league game this coming Saturday), I wrote a retrospective blog post covering the KSG's annual fancy dress exploits up to that point.


With less than two weeks to go until 'FDXV: Back Where It All Began', I thought it an appropriate time to share some photos that I discovered whilst moving home before Christmas; images which were unavailable to me when writing the aforementioned post (instead I used a photo of Mr Logic presenting Willie with a wedding gift showcasing his various costumes over the years). Anyway, please forgive the poor quality scans ...


^^^ We used a hire shop in Langley in those days. Fancy Dress and internet shopping were nowhere near as commonplace as they are now.


^^^ Macleod (C) as Bernie Clifton. I, for one, am looking forward to the Bernie / Yaya Clifton chants, a la Kolo / Yaya Toure, at GGL later this month.


^^^ Willie as Donald Duck.


^^^ Mr Blobby.


^^^ Aye, aye sailor!


^^^ On the terraces (with Keith, Gordon, Steve Croxford's Dad among others).


^^^ Donald and Blobby the last to leave at the final whistle.


^^^ Post match beers; group shot (ft. Paddy and Seamus).


^^^ Willie and I. Honest. Costumes covering faces would soon be a thing of the past ... makes drinking more difficult, if nothing else!


^^^ A youthful looking Willie.


^^^ Head in hands. Probably upset that he didn't get Sutton Sal's phone number! Fast forward fifteen years and he is a father and married man ... and she, I believe, is a married lady. Time flies. Another fifteen? We'll see. Regardless, 25th April - with the Gandermonium crew to boot - should be good fun.