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CYCM 26/10/13: Steeleye Scran

There are a lot of lies when it comes to steel based names. Superman is known as the ‘Man of Steel’, but as supernaturally strong as he is, he’s still essentially just flesh and bones. Similarly, Stocksbridge Park Steels aren’t a park made of steel; they’re a football club, made out people, goal posts and rivalries with Frickley and Worksop (according to Wikiwikiwildwestpedia, anyway). However, we can let them off based on their Sheffield steel connections and the fact they’re not Superman, who’s just a divvy, fictional superhero. Oh, and because they’re also our guests at FC United of Manchester this Saturday.

After a break of what feels like forever and a day, CYCM returns with a bang, so steel yourself (geddit?) for the hedonistic delights we’ve got on offer before the kickball starts:

10:30 The luggy luggers that are the luggy Oddies arrive to luggy lug beer, speakers and assorted heavy stuff up to Starkies.

11:30 CYCM’s master of all things vegetarian, Mike Noodles, brings his veggie pizza and ultra- limited edition veggie hotdogs.

12:00 Doors open.

12:15 Dave Frilly and his frilly family add to the ever increasing gravy stains in his car by bringing the tater ash, cheese and onion pies and whimberry charlottes.

2:00 Taking You Round The Corner- steely ayes or steely lies?

2:30 James Booth- see below.

3:00 The shirts take to the pitch, while frustrated big coat wearers swelter in the unseasonal Bury warmness.

3:45 Everyone back in, to look back on/escape from, the first half offerings

This Saturday’s musical entertainment is brought to you by chum and pal of the Oddies, James Booth. His approach to making music has been described as “tracking melancholia house shadows and overcast bedroom bangers on a home-rigged dictaphone/Tascam arrangement, and though he’s since upgraded his studio assemblage the essential agenda remains unchanged???. Has that sufficiently whetted your sizeable appetite? If so, have a shufty at www.listentosilk.com to find out more. You can also follow James on Twitter on @JBoothmusic, and on that old Facebook malarkey thing.

Taking You Round The Corner also gives the chance for Malcolms regulars to put yet another embarrassment behind them. Last time, the only person who got it right was Young Subj, a lad who threatened to come home early from this summer’s Euro away after being laughed at for stating an undercooked tomato once made him ill. If you can live with being beaten by a person who struggles to understand the difference between a vegetable and raw meat, then you need to take a long hard look at yourself in the mirror and question where it all went so horribly, horribly wrong.

Of course, you know doors open from 12 and it’s a case of one member plus one guest, but we like to tell you these things every week anyway. So come home once again, enjoy the knowledge that it is ours and no-one can ever take it away from us, and you’ll be alright.

Since writing this, it’s been announced that work is finally starting on our new ground, so there’s another reason to come along and celebrate with us. Bit of good news that, innit?

First Posted ~ 12:52 Thu 24 Oct 2013
News ID ~ 5153
Last Updated ~ 00:47 Tue 16 Feb 2021