Monthly Archives: February 2012

That awkward moment when you realise you are in the wrong end

A Villain among Bluenoses…. From the days when you could pay in at a turnstile, without having bought a ticket weeks in advance. Keep calm and look hard. No one will mess with that (off)centre-parting. Order your copy of ‘Got, … Continue reading

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After 40 years, Got Not Got brings return of saucy ladies to Sky Blue programme

It’s true – and here’s the nostalgically sighworthy evidence for Tuesday night’s Cov-Leeds programme! It was great for us, bringing back Girl of the Match after 40 years, and we hope it was equally welcome for fans at the match… … Continue reading

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Lego World Cup – Check out our new art installation at the Tate *

Expressing World Cup Finals in the form of Lego in our Art Installation at the Tate Gallery… * This isn’t actually true, we’d hate you to go down there and be disappointed. 1966… 1970… 1974… 1978… 1982… 1986… We can … Continue reading

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Getting Your Face on a Programme Cover – The Winner

All bets are off in our ‘Who Got Their Face on a Programme Cover?’ competition… This 1970s Aston Villa mini boot boy couldn’t be more on the cover of the programme and can’t be beaten. His mate comes second.  I … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day – Stung by Cupid’s Arrow

Neatly dovetailing our recent subjects of Admiral kits and the North American Soccer League is this advert from the late 70s… She’s even better looking than Debbie Harry. I think I’m in love… Buy ‘Got, Not Got’ for the one … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to Milk?

You don’t see footballers glugging down cow juice anymore… Milk used to be important. So important that you HAD to drink it at school, nicely warmed by the radiators in mini bottles, whether you wanted it or not. So important … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got’ Authors Interview on The Football Attic

The Football Attic interview with Gary and Derek is now online… The Football Attic, by Richard Johnson and Chris Oakley, is a blog dedicated to the enshrinement of all that’s great about The Beautiful Game from an era that’s destined never … Continue reading

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Carry On Admiral!

For all those Admiral football kit fans out there… an extract from ‘Got, Not Got’ and a photo of the tatty old poster I sent away for… … “There was no school uniform at Huncote Primary School, so virtually every boy in … Continue reading

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Supersonic Soccer Stuff They Sold Us in the ‘Seventies – Impossible Kit Quiz (Part 2: Admiral Tramlines!)

Thanks go out to Got, Not Got reader/contributor Simon Stewart for bunging us this astonishing chunk of football literature from the Decade that Everybody Mistakenly Calls the Decade That Taste Forgot. The task, dear reader, should you choose to accept … Continue reading

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Harrivederci Fabio!

We love it when a plan comes together… Any guesses as to what that is behind him on the left?

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