Sunday, 11 August 2013


Those who already have a copy of the latest issue know that submissions have been open for a couple of weeks. That is why half of the playing staff have now been signed up. And I am talking about quality signings that will deliver on the pitch and make your next £1.50 match ticket a continued steal.

Our scouts are now on their holidays so this is your chance to impress.

It’s a football themed issue. But don’t bother with pale imitations of John King (unless there is a new tale and way for it to be told) and definitely no sorry replications of the Brimson brothers grim.

Short fiction and poems about all aspects of experiences of going to/playing/suffering football is what this edition is looking for.

For many wise people going to football has always been a way of life, a social connection with flesh and blood and soul, everything the internet is the opposite.

Football is about loyalty and belonging, but more important than that, for the majority it is a weekly education in dealing with the perils of life; of failure, loss and broken dreams.

As the ball has just gone out of play I should also mention this.

The next issue isn’t limited to just football. Anyone who has read previous editions knows that if the writing is right then it will make it onto the teamsheet.

So if you are in front of goal right now with the ball about to arrive at your feet, then boot it hard into the top right hand corner of the net at

PUSH 6 will be out in September for the Everton game.

25 copies of PUSH 5 will be available before and after West Ham v Cardiff this Saturday for only £1.50

Back Issues

Issues 1 and 2 are SOLD OUT.

But there are a few copies of Issues 3 & 4 and the current issue is also still available to order.

Via Paypal £2.50 per issue.

Paypal link is

However, if money is tight then good news. There is a PUSH special deal on this week.

For just £3 you can have a very limited Paypal two Issue deal. 

And even better than that superb offer, for just £4 you can have a 3 issue Paypal deal.

All Includes p&p.

But get in quick as only got five copies left of issue 3 and ten copies of Issue 4.

You cannot have multiple copies of current issue in this deal.
Thank You

Each print run is strictly 120 copies. And sales have been beyond all expectation. Thank you to every writer who has featured so far and those submissions that although didn't make an edition were still gratefully received. But a seriously big THANK YOU goes out to everyone who has been buying the fanzine since its conception in March. PUSH loves you all.

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