Monthly Archives: March 2012

Psychedelic, Mind-blowing and Other-worldy Football Kits: GNG Goes NASL

It started with our nomination for the grooviest, sickest, weirdest, saddest football kit of all time – the leather-fringed coffee and choc ‘uniform’ worn with pride by the NASL’s short-lived Caribous of Colorado. But like an irresistible scab that has to … Continue reading

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Does anybody remember The Onion Bag mag?

Does anybody out there remember The Onion Bag magazine from the end of the ’90s? It was a kind of football version of Viz Comic, a fanzine with bags of arsey attitude and terrace humour. We both remember it with a certain … Continue reading

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Timeless cool meets lost design classic – what price now Buzzer’s in-car record player?

You can keep your iPods, your Spotify, your YouTube and your dashboard docking-port mp3 players. We’ve got something far more desirable to aspire to around these parts – the ultimate mod gimmick touted by one of ’60s soccer’s ultimate groovers. Dating … Continue reading

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Beautiful, thoughtful and free: football club autograph sheets from the ’50s

You don’t find so many of these headed autograph sheets being given away by football clubs in the 21st century… They’re beautiful, crafted by hand instead of all being banged out by the same old (new) computer software. The differences reflected the history … Continue reading

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The Coolest Football Card Ever – ‘Anyone But Glenn Hoddle’ Managers Special

Here’s the fifth round of entries in the grand Got, Not Got Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever – and on the day when Glenn Hoddle throws his hat into the ring to be England boss, it’s time to wheel out some other … Continue reading

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Adidas Old Old Skool…

Never mind your Gazelles and your Sambas, I bet no one has got a pair of these in their wardrobe… From a 1963 copy of ‘World Sports’ magazine – which reveals the  ‘3 cross straps enclosing the foot like a … Continue reading

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A Whole Million Pound’s Worth of Talent…

We at GNG Towers quite like Andy Carroll. He’s a good old-fashioned  big brawny centre-forward, not afraid to stick his head in… but £35,000,000? Come on…! We must draw your attention once again to our Hornet ‘Bernard Briggs’ Album of … Continue reading

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