Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Airfix Generation – Millwall

It’s a grey, drizzly Sunday… Just the sort of day that you would have spent painting up your Airfix Footballers in as many kits as you could remember. The all-white… the blue version… Bukta, Spall and Asics…. Lewisham. A dab … Continue reading

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Rabbit’s Ears

Back in the Sixties and Seventies much emphasis was placed on the proper tying of shoelaces. It was regarded as an essential life skill and anyone not proficient in the practice would, sooner or later, suffer a terrible injury. No … Continue reading

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Peter ‘The Bee’ Shilton’s Bullworker – and Nine More Must-Haves for Your Xmas Prezzie List

“You’ll build steelhard muscles in every part of your body, and your husky good looks will be the stepping stone to an exciting new life…” Bullworker gives England’s dynamic goalkeeper Peter Shilton that extra muscle power required to lift a … 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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The Greatest Playground Joke of 1976…

We loved it, this joke… told it time and time again…. Are you ready? Q: Which German Newspaper can be found at Old Trafford?     A: Gerry Daly! Ha! Jerry Daily? Oh forget it…

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GOT, NOT GOT Hits the Top Five…!

Yesterday afternoon we appeared on Talksport’s Hawksbee & Jacobs Show to talk about ‘Got, Not Got’ prompting an instant response on the Amazon sales charts… As we made our way down to a classic Waterloo corner pub for a post-interview … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT Authors on Talksport today…

  ‘Got, Not Got’ authors Derek Hammond and Gary Silke will be on Talksport Radio this afternoon… They are on the Hawksbee & Jacobs Show discussing their new book at around 2.45 on Thursday afternoon, 1053 & 1089 AM…

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What you are saying about: GOT, NOT GOT…

What people are saying about ‘GOT, NOT GOT – The A to Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures & Pleasures… * Well, what can I say – your book is a FINE piece of work! Honestly, I think its brilliant … Continue reading

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£101 Million Lottery Winner to Reward Pools Advice from 1974?

Our grudging congratulations go out in typical British style to Dave and Angela Hawes of Wisbech, who just dropped a cool £101 million on the National Lottery. In a spirit of desperate camaraderie well known to the couple’s friends and … Continue reading

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In Need of a Scottish Superstar

Scotland have reverted to their round shirt badge from the seventies for tonight’s giant-killing attempt against Spain in Alicante… But there are other things that many a Scot wishes they could bring back. Remember when Scotland had Superstars? Up until … Continue reading

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