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The Beautiful South: Assembly Rooms, Derby

Mat Snow, Q, July 1992

IN THE FINAL of the Barclays' Football League programme for the 1991-92 season, The Beautiful South have deviated from the script that identifies them as the Brian Cloughs of pop – clever yet provincial, hard-working yet mercurial, famous yet the living embodiment of the glamour-free grassroots of the glory game.

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