Can You Remember The First Time?

Those of you familiar with the print edition of popular STAND, or indeed with long enough memories to recall Viva Rovers’ first online incarnation, will be familiar with our statistician. The man who… Continue reading

Double Headache; Rovers 0-1 Crawley Town / Belles 0-4 Arsenal

Selling the fanzine over the course of a season gets you many things; sunburn, pneumonia, ignored, to name but three, but it also gets you an insight into the mood of supporters. Standing… Continue reading

popular STAND issue 59: Available Now

popular STAND‘s 59th issue went on sale ahead of Rovers’ match with Crawley Town at the weekend. Sales went very well, but we still have a handful of copies left so if you… Continue reading

The 50yard Shoot-Out: Cotterill vs Utley

The half-way line. A very distinct marking on a football field, with its exact position evident in its name. It is a white line dividing the two halves of the field, stretching between… Continue reading

New Season, New Stock

We’ve decided to celebrate a new season with a new range of stock in the popular STAND shop. Added to the classic long-standing Viva Rovers designs and the Keep Calm pastiche purchased by… Continue reading

Go Away! #1 Walsall

New season, new division, new opponents, new feature. League One. Just the name alone is enough to send a chill down your spine. A new place, a darker place. Home to the unfamiliar… Continue reading

Playing Away #1 Bridlington Town vs Whitley Bay

We’re men of the world here at popular STAND, and so we realise that on occasion, there comes a time when you feel the need to seek alternate pleasure. Football sadly is not… Continue reading

Out of Love – On Finding it Hard to Follow Your Club

Valentines Day. I suppose that’s as good a day as any to realise you no longer feel the attraction you once did. On Valentines Day Matt and I sat at the back of… Continue reading

Paul Raven’s Newsround 06.07.12

A week of comings and goings , well goings at least, to recap for Paul Raven in his Newsround this week. Also featured this week Dean Saunders auditions for the Big Top, and… Continue reading

Belles Ring Out at Euros

Three members of the Doncaster Rovers Belles squad tonight featured in their second match at the UEFA Women’s Under 19s Championships in Turkey. Sadly for the England trio of Mary Earps, Beth England… Continue reading