Blowing Bubbles Monthly’s May issue pays homage to Upton Park with a special issue celebrating the Boleyn Ground, which is due out later this week.
‘Nearly reach the sky’ author Brian Williams, Sky Sports reporter Bianca Westwood, Hammers legend George Parris, and the rest of the team all sharing their memories of the stadium ahead of the Hammers move to the Olympic Stadium this summer.
Also in the magazine is a photo special of the final final at the Boleyn and fans from Derby, Sunderland and Southampton reveal what it is like to move grounds, while there are also articles on the 20th anniversary of Rio Ferdinand’s debut and looking ahead to the summer transfer window.
Tears will surely flow when West Ham host Manchester United but the bumper commemorative issue should give fans a special souvenir as they prepare to say their own goodbyes.
David Blackmore, Editor of Blowing Bubbles Monthly, said: “I must admit the brilliant season we’ve had has, at times, distracted the magazine from the fact this is our final season at Upton Park.
“Our push for Europe, our excellent cup run, away victories at Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool, and Everton, and the brilliance of Dimitri Payet and Manuel Lanzini has given our team plenty to write about since August.
“But we were all keen to ensure this issue was dedicated to a home we’ve all got wonderful memories of. I hope you feel we’ve done enough.”
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For the first time, Blowing Bubbles Monthly are making a single issue available for people living in Europe and around the world to purchase.
You can also secure a subscription to make sure you not only get the last issue at the Boleyn Ground, but also the first at the Olympic Stadium.
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