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When Watford Ruled OK!

The year was 1982; Sir Clive Sinclair was about to launch his electric powered C5 motor cars, The Jam were about to do the unthinkable and split up and staying on the subject of the unthinkable, Aston Villa were champions … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 22

Well, we’ve made it to 22 and we can almost smell the sprouts…  Just a few days to go in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… This December 1996 issue … Continue reading

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Rubbish Photos on Tour – Brighton & HA – 1988-89 Part Two

Brighton fan and Twittererer Julian Simpson@Julian1970 continues his tour of  Barclays League Division Two in 88-89 and 89-90…  Please send us your Rubbish Snaps taken at 80s games… we can’t tell you how much we love them. Watford, Vicarage Road. Watford … Continue reading

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Your photos of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish…

Have you got any photos that you took of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish? We have… quite a few. In these giddy days of digital photography you can have a quick check, see if they are rubbish, and … Continue reading

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Wahey! It’s that time of year…

In fourth place of the most eagerly anticipated days of the year, behind Christmas and Birthday and FA Cup Final day… But definitely above Bonfire Night, Easter and England v Scotland… is ‘Start of the Season Day’… when the traditional … Continue reading

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The Umbro 1984-85 Collection: Part Two

Here’s the second part of our Umbro collection of kits as featured in MC Sports leaflet from 1984… Newcastle had a new badge design and a ground-breaking silver away strip and Stoke had a radical pin-stripe design (introduced the previous … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got’ – Judging a Book by its Cover…

Designing the cover of ‘Got, Not Got’ was a lengthy and involved process that took weeks… It was a difficult balancing act, see who the winners and losers were… from our original design to the completed project… Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Airfix Footballers: you try painting Adidas stripes on someone 2 inches tall…

Here is a selection of some of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… If you want to see your team featured next time then e-mail: garysilke@sky.com and ask nicely… Arsenal Birmingham City Burnley … Continue reading

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Surges, haircuts, proper tackles… The Big Match Revisited

Hurray! One of our very favourite programmes – The Big Match Revisited – is back on ITV4 on Saturday mornings… Featuring games from the 1982-83 season we haven’t been this excited on a Saturday morning since Sally James left TISWAS. … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT – In Demand…

‘GOT, NOT GOT’ appears in the Mail on Sunday’s ‘In Demand’ section today… their essential must-have, must-see, must-do guide. Vodka, Paul Simon, Ice Cream, Emma Stone and Got, Not Got…. there’s your ideal Sunday right there… ‘Got, Not Got’ features: Aberdeen, Arsenal, Aston Villa, … Continue reading

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