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Coming Soon: Simon Carter's Gus Honeybun

24 March 2016

Pick up your copy from April 1st

The first ever book written about the emotional rollercoaster which is supporting Exeter City FC is published next week.

'Gus Honeybun, Your Boys Took One Hell Of A Beating' charts author Simon Carter's life following the Grecians, a journey which began in the late 1970s.

The 384-page book is published on Friday, April 1 by sports book specialists Pitch Publishing and retails at £12.99. Exeter City FC are hosting a special book launch at SJP at 7pm that evening. Three stars of Exeter's run to the 1981 FA Cup quarter finals - Peter Hatch, Lee Roberts and Dave Pullar - have said they will be attending.

Born, bred and educated in Exeter, Simon Carter was a regular contributor on the Exe Directory fanzine from 1988-1995 and from 1995-1999 worked as a sports reporter on the Exeter Express & Echo. He has been sports editor at the Southern Daily Echo newspaper in Southampton since 2002.

Anyone requiring any further information on the book can contact the author at, or on Twitter @exetercitybook.

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