Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Web Celeb Gordon Has a New Fan

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Web Celeb Gordon Has a New Fan

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HE is the internet celebrity famous for chanting 'you've got no fans' at a non-league football match.

But it seems the Wealdstone Raider has got a new fan after visiting Manchester city centre.

The 49-year-old, real name Gordon Hill, was pictured alongside police community support officer Dan at Piccadilly Garden's police pod.

GMP's city centre team tweeted the image alongside a joke about the state of the area, which has been widely criticised for falling into disrepair.

The tweet to the account's 55,000 followers read: "Potential troublemaker in Piccadilly Gardens - the 'Wealdstone Raider.' .' He didn't think much of the gardens either."

Diminutive Hill was catapulted to fame when footage of him confronting a rival fan at a Wealdstone match was posted on YouTube and viewed millions of times. …

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