From Cambridge to Norwich, London, Essex and back via Slovenia, the return route to a City where he spent time as a teenager has been a circuitous one for midfielder Mickey Spillane.
Doug Shulman speaks with the U’s new signing just 48 hours after a hard fought 1-0 away victory at Hyde and, they talk team spirit, Wembley winners and playing alongside a United legend.
Firstly, though, that win in East Manchester, during which Mickey made his full debut. What was his view of the game and, on a personal level, was he happy with his performance?
“Obviously I was pleased and glad we got the win. I thought Hyde …"
The full text of Doug Shulman’s exclusive interview with Mickey Spillane will be in Saturday’s matchday programme for the visit of Gateshead.
Saturday’s 68-page programme costs £3 and also includes:
* The pre-match thoughts of Richard Money
* A welcome to our Match Sponsor Adrian Cooper
* Delano Sam-Yorke takes the Alphabet Challenge
* Chairman Dave Doggett’s column
* Travellers’ Tales from our visit to Luton
* Action from our match against Tamworth
* Andrew Bennett looks back at a previous match against Gateshead
Programmes will be on sale around the ground and from the CFU outlet.