Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fantastisk Norwegian review of ‘Gøt, Nøt Gøt’ – garantere fotballfan smakfullt illustrert!

Apart from picking up reviews in all manner of British media – click ‘Press Page’ on the top menu – ‘Gøt, Nøt Gøt’ is now making a name for itself abroad, with an American review in the pipeline and this fantastisk … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | 2 Comments

Italia 90 – Flick to Kick meets Nessun Dorma

In the summer of 1990 Dave Moorhouse set himself the task of collecting the Subbuteo equivalent of every one of the 24 teams competing in Italia 90… Despite the cost involved he managed it too, over time he managed to bring home: Italy, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sun Soccercards – How Not to Treat Your Heroes

We’re running a regular series of football card galleries on Sabotage Times, showcasing some old favourites (lookalikes, wrong ‘uns, rarities, stars through the decades…) along with some highly topical arsey comment. Here’s an extract – more where this came from … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Keegan The Big Lie: ’80s Casdon Scandal Rears Its Ugly Head

“This system of pirouetting players, ball-bearing ball and wildly undulating pitch surface was a big seller over the years, and Casdon’s ‘Item No. 150’ went through several rebrands,” Gary wrote in Got, Not Got. “Kenny Dalglish put his name to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Got, Not Got nominated for Sports Book of the Year*

Got, Not Got is in the pot for the Sports Book of the Year*. Cooyer, eh? And to mark the accolade, Derek has taken a picture of himself holding up a previous prestigious top-drawer respectable football industry trophy he won**, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Wolves Programme & Preston North End Angst

We love this classic example of 1960’s design, but even more than that we love the tale of woe scrawled inside this Wolves programme… A Preston North End fan has biro’d in the team changes for this second division clash … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Football League Review, Something for Nothing

Run from the back bedroom of secretary Alan Hardaker’s Blackpool bungalow, the League was devoted to showing everyone what a big, happy family their 92-member club was… The Football League Review was a feelgood customer mag, given away free inside … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More on Mobil petrol freebies – bet it’s a while since you saw one of these!

Thanks go out to Andy Mac at footballcardsuk.com for his instant response to our freebie Mobil petrol badges – he’s only gone and rooted in the museum of crap under his bed and pulled out one of the original packets … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Going Mobil

We love these silk badges given away with Mobil petrol in the late 70s… If anyone has a full set on the accompanying wallchart map they could lend us for GNG2 we will definitely, definitely give it back. Promise.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments