On this day, 31 May 1986: Roy of the Rovers
Coup blimey! Roy and his Rovers fight to break out of their own half during the Basranian uprising.
Ridiculous but nevertheless incredibly exciting, this storyline is one of the Roy of the Rovers classics. Tom Tully was the writer and David Sque the artist. Melchester escaped the revolution eventually, but not without loss ...
Eight players died when the team bus collided with a suicide bomber. And Roy never made it to the 1986 World Cup finals. http://www.greatnewsforallreaders.com/blog/2016/7/19/on-this-day-19-july-1986-roy-of-the-rovers?rq=Basran