Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Heaven Knows We're Fashionable Now

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Heaven Knows We're Fashionable Now

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PLEASE Please Please Let Me Get What I Want - a rare Salford Lads Club T-shirt.

That seems to be the desire of fans of The Smiths all over the world.

Since the M.E.N. revealed that a limited edition of a shirt featuring the band was on sale, there has been an surge of orders to the club.

The generosity of the photographer who took an iconic picture of the group outside the club in Ordsall has triggered a windfall for the club.

Stephen Wright has allowed one of his photographs from the 1985 shoot to be reproduced on a Lads' Club T-shirt raising vital funds. The shirt is dark green, reminiscent of the colour of the Queen Is Dead album - on which the picture was the inner sleeve.

Mr Wright is allowing the club to use the image on shirts from November 2014 to November 2015.

Initially 80 that were made were sold. But after our story went on our website manchester eveningnews. …

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