The Fence Post, the unofficial fanzine of Kingston Stockade FC

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The Fence Post began in the summer of 2016 as a classic English-style footy zine distributed free to fans of the Kingston Stockade FC semi-pro soccer team in Kingston, NY, edited by Spike Vrusho and his daughter Roxanne Clark. The zine was handed out by the editor in the parking lot of Dietz Stadium in Kingston, NY, prior to Stockade FC homegames and was very well received in the first season. Vrusho has published seven issues as of late summer 2017, and The Fence Post was also distributed in various Kingston bars such as Snapper Magee's and Keegan Ales, as well as in Rhinebeck at Liberty Public House and the coat room of the Beekman Arms Inn. The Kingston Times did a profile of Vrusho and The Fence Post early in the 2017 soccer season, featuring the cover of the second issue which had art by renowned cartoonist Tony Millionaire, a long-time associate of Vrusho's who has credited him with naming his infamous MAAKIES strip.[[1]] Vrusho plans to keep publishing The Fence Post for the Stockade FC 2018 season. He also does Facebook livestream play-by-play broadcasts for the team at home and on the road. In the 1990s, Vrusho also published and edited the baseball/punk zine Murtaugh [[2]]