Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

You'll Love This

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

You'll Love This

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Byline: By Anthony Vickers

Boro legend in sex shocker!

But not the seedy Sunday tabloid vicar in a tutu variety of suburban shenanigans.

Oh no.

There's nothing sordid like that about this column.

No, this is more a stimulating case of a Boro icon being used creatively to sustain a healthy loving relationship between responsible adult partners.

In a modern liberal society that promotes emotional honesty and psycho-sexual equilibrium as essential to health and happiness, anything goes.

And that's where our former Boro favourite comes in.

Yes, images of a giant figure who looms large in Middlesbrough mythology are being actively promoted by experts in the field as a means of making coupling more satisfying and more successful.

Pictures of a one time Ayresome hero - not dirty ones you understand, many of them are originally from the archives of the Gazette and hence by definition wholesome and decent - are being heartily recommended by cosmopolitan sexperts and agony aunts as an aid to hotter loving. Fact.

See, this is educational.

This is more like a worthy scientific Institute of Sexology survey than a cheap and voyeuristic NSunday tabloid s-expose.

Look, it's practically a public information broadcast promoting a healthy sexual lifestyle in a non-judgmental and inclusive manner.

Titillated yet? Is your interest aroused? Do you want more?

All right. Brace yourself.

Big Billy Ashcroft is being specifically-endorsed as a marital aid by respected London agony aunts.

Yes. That Billy Ashcroft!

Billy the Bear. The scouser of the hair-bear perm and FA Cup quarter-final missed sitter from two yards.

The Chicken Run target who was once red hot joint top striker with four goals.

The man who amazingly became a cult hero and minor pop star in Holland after moving to Twente Enschede with Heine Otto. …

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