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‘What a Shot!’ – Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection

We love this review of our new book: ‘What a Shot!’ on Ian Plenderleith’s blog ‘Stay-At-Home Indie Pop’… Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection… Ian has nailed exactly what we had in mind when we put this collection of yours … Continue reading

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Buy your personalised signed copy of ‘What a Shot!’ now!

We have a limited number of signed copies of our new photo book ‘What a Shot!’ that you can buy directly from us with a simple Paypal payment… Ahhh… faded Polaroids of crumbling grounds, distant players toiling in mud and … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: A is for Airfix…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  Ever since 1955, when they released their 1/72 Spitfire model kit, Airfix had been satisfying little boys’ unquenchable thirst for recreating World War II. I had painted up a … Continue reading

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When Music and Football Collides…

The disparate worlds of football and music should never touch… This is the sort of thing that happens when they do. Send us your examples… If you haven’t got the first ‘Got, Not Got’ yet then please sort yourselves out … Continue reading

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A&BC Football Cards – Which Set Was Best?

A&BC Chewing Gum of Romford, Essex, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of big kids… Back in the 1950s, it was Douglas Coakley (the ‘C’ in the company name) who came up with the idea of packaging … Continue reading

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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 2 Admiral

As is traditional, me Mam came over on Mother’s Day for Sunday dinner. As usual she got a bunch of flowers and a card, but on this occasion she also came bearing treasure… After a clear out of the darkest … Continue reading

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The ‘Football History Map of England and Wales’… Putting Bideford on the Map

In the early 1970s John Bartholomew & Son produced the ‘Football History Map of England and Wales’ as part of their series of pictorial and historical maps… Created by John Carvosso, the stylised square kits and re-rendered club crests gave … Continue reading

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DVD killed the videostar….

What is the yardage of your video season highlights collection… can anyone beat this..?  Seldom has a new technology flared so brightly and died so quickly as video. The race to develop a consumer-level video system was run in 1970s … Continue reading

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Admiral Ads… Part Two

Another look at the set of Admiral adverts that appeared in Shoot! magazine in late 1976, showcasing their new range of kits… Three more from the series adding to yesterday’s post… West Ham United: The Hammers first wore Admiral kit in the 1976 European … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 8 & 9…

The big December challenge is on… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… opening two windows today as Derek & Gary were out all yesterday doing super exciting ‘GOT, NOT GOT’ stuff…. Spare a thought for Leicester City … Continue reading

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