28 December 2009 ~ In issue 157 (March 2000) WSC spoke to Mark E Smith of the Fall about moaning Man City fans, a goalkeeping plumber and music hacks in the directors' box

You grew up in Salford, which is more United than City. Is there a reason why you’re a City fan?
Not really, just to be contrary I suppose. Also you want to support the opposite team to your dad and my dad had been a United fan. Back in the 1950s he’d to go to away games on his bike – he’d cycle to places like Leicester. But I converted him to City. I had another United connection, though. Read the full article

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