From early 1986 to about 2000, I used to write articles
and provide content for football fanzines and e-zines. These are the names of
the fanzines that I mainly wrote for:
below takes you to an article that I wrote about bumping into Pele in Dundee in July 1989.
In this piece, I consider the thoughts that raced through my mind when wondering
if I should ask him to sign an autograph in his real name, i.e. Edson Arantes
Di Nascimento, with the 'Pele' in brackets. I guess it's really all about conformity
v. non-conformity — and about being a right cheeky monkey, too.
Absolute Game (general, Scottish),
Final Hurdle (Dundee United),
for the Great Leap Forward (Motherwell),
Mind O' Gillie (Dundee),
- When Saturday Comes
Pele came to Dundee and I met him...