In January this year the Newcastle Chronicle published a story that intrigued me. It talked of the history of fans wearing football scarves and suggested that a Newcastle fan in 1932 was the first to be photographed wearing a football scarf. The article explained that previously it had been claimed that an Arsenal supporter at a 1934 FA Cup tie had been the first filmed/photographed wearing a traditional bar scarf. This set me off looking into the history of football scarves and of fans showing their colours.
So, here for subscribers to my site is a 1400 word article on showing your colours, focusing on the stories associated with Manchester City…
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