Roy of the Rovers: Best of '70s Volume 1
Yvonne Hutton &
The seventies was a very turbulent time in Britain.
Following on from the optimism of the sixties, the country faced a decade of
strikes and power cuts. Luckily for the fans of Melchester Rovers, Roy Race and
his loyal time mates provided great moments of glory for their fans, starting
with European Cup final win in 1973 in the year that the club celebrated its
It was the decade in which footballers became real
superstars a time when Melchester goalkeeper Charlie Carter had to choose between
staying at the club or perusing a burgeoning career as a pop singer. And
it was a period when Roy Race truly cemented himself as the heart, soul and
brain of the club by taking on the role of player manager.