In Andrew Davies’ excellent book ‘City of Gangs: Glasgow and the Rise of the British Gangster’ he reveals the name of one of the less well-known Loyalist gangs that used to patrol the streets of Glasgow’s end.
Ladies and Gentlemen. You’ve heard of the Billy Boys. You’ve likely heard of the Derry Boys. But have you heard of the best name ever taken by an anti-Catholic street gang?
Hullo. Hullo. We give you . . . the Fanny Boys! And it all makes perfect sense.