Monthly Archives: March 2012

Round 4 in the Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever – it’s KK, Kember and Cruyff…

Introducing the fourth round of entries in the grand Got, Not Got Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever. First up is suave groover Kevin Keegan, pictured in a bistrotheque in full velvet sex god regalia. Thanks to @FootyShirtGeek for sending in this … 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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When the Road to European Glory was Shorter for Manchester United

Many thanks to the unknown kid who, in 1968, diligently cut out all the instalments of The Hornet to complete this Bernard Briggs’ Album of Football ’68…  Thanks to the magic of eBay it has now found it’s way to … Continue reading

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Yay! It’s the Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever – Round 3, featuring Ernie Machin!

Introducing the third round of entries in the grand Got, Not Got Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever. First up is Cov’s Ernie Machin striking a thoughtful pose in the Wonderful World of Soccer Stars 1971-72 album. Not only is Ernie … Continue reading

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Admiral Matchworn Heaven…

We have to take our (woolly blue and white bobble) hats off to Weedo and his fantastic Admiral Match Worn Shirts collection… Not only does he have a great range of the familiar classics such as Southampton, Manchester United, Leeds, … Continue reading

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Football Nostalgia Disgrace Shock: How ‘birds’ were used to sell milk, cars and goalie gloves

In response to the complaints flooding in about yesterday’s widely misunderstood article on ladies in mini-dresses sitting on the roof of the Cov City Club Shop (not to mention the Sky Blues’ shocking ‘Girl of the Match’), we’d now like to set … Continue reading

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‘Specialist interest’: yet more vintage sexy football stuff from Got, Not Got!

Is it just us, or does some of this vintage football stuff, ahem, press your buttons in a rather unseemly way? It wasn’t us who started it: Got, Not Got had only been out for days when it was tagged … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever – Round 2, featuring Gerd Muller…

Introducing the second round of entries in the grand Got, Not Got Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever. A great goalscorer and a true rock ‘n roll wildman, Gerd Muller is captured here around the time his career was winding down, and he … Continue reading

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Rangers: How did it come to this?

These are tough times we are living in, and football, outside the financially insulated world of the Premier League, is reflecting this perfectly…   * Portsmouth, FA Cup winners in 2008, may not see out the season, having entered administration for … Continue reading

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The LCFC to CCFC Marathon…

A group of Leicester City fans are planning to walk from the King Power Stadium to Coventry City’s Ricoh Arena on March 25 in aid of Sport Relief. At 26.2 miles it is true marathon length and a huge effort, so find … Continue reading

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