Steve Earl on Tour: All things sugar and spice

I think we might have found another one here. Wonderful observational sports travel piece from North Fitzroy Arms native Steve Earl as he finds himself in the Deep South of the US, at a football match, in a sports bar, and at a ramshackle corner pub. [Between Steve Earl and The People’s Elbow I think I’m becoming an Ole Miss fan – JTH]

VAFA – Fitzroy v Old Brighton: There’s always next week

Steve Earl, Fitzroy stalwart (and sponsor), felt a little disillusioned as Old Brighton dismantled the Roy Boys. But hope was restored at Percy Jones’s North Fitzroy Arms – a classic old Fitzroy pub where Wisdom has a room upstairs and sticks his head in from time to time.