Mhairi Black has revealed how a pro-UK campaigner in the independence referendum threw a Bovril
cube at her.
Robert Nesbitt, of the Scottish Association for Mental Health, said: "We want men to start conversations, whether it's in the stadium, the stands, online chat rooms, in the queue for pie and Bovril
. We need men to open up."
Meanwhile, the Rock My Manchester Gravy Boat is created using a mixture of gravy, beer and Bovril
- a nod to the city's love affair with the great game.
advert emblazoned on it is perhaps a clue.
While some of football's finest traditions, such as Bovril
, rattles and frowning upon players who clearly score with their hand, are dying out, the end-of-season "that's a nice touch" festival endures.
Expect local lampooning of the region's clubs, great football nostalgia and anecdotes; a quiz where you can challenge the lads for money on their historical knowledge of Newcastle United; pies and Bovril
in the break, and even a sing song at the end.
likes nothing more than to spend time with his sister Dee.
I'd give anything to be there that day with the smell of Bovril
in the air, "Well well, super well" being sung by the thousands and my grandfather lifting me up when the final whistle blew.
Meanwhile, supermodel Jerry Hall was advertising chicken Bovril
and Persil soap powder in the 1990s.
The much maligned mug of Bovril
- long a nostalgic favourite on the terraces yet uncool these days - is hanging in there.
Best, Pele and a Half Time Bovril
- Andrew Smart FORMER sports journalist Andrew Smart - who cut his teeth reporting on Mansfield Town as the team he supported, Nottingham Forest, were conquering Europe - has written the book those of us who fondly recall domestic football in its pre-1992 guise would have loved to have written.
Inside, dad buys a Bovril
, smokes a Woodbine and they queue for their matchday programme, eager to read the contents and see what the team line-up will be.