John Bailey Plays For Manchester United

It's rare for an angler to get into the mainstream news. Apart from the occasional big fish story, anglers are often overlooked as 'sportsmen'. This wasn't the case for one well-known fisherman...

In aid of East Africa Famine Appeal, Angler's Mail writer John Bailey donned the red shirt and played in front of 55,000 fans at Parkhead, and an audience of millions on ITV.

Read all about it in this week's (23rd August, 2011) Angler's Mail magazine!

In the meantime, here are a few memories from John's big day...