Monthly Archives: April 2012

Le Coq Sportif – makers of fine football kits…

I don’t know if it is just me but I think French firm Le Coq Sportif made some of the finest looking football strips ever… This section of an MC Sports leaflet from 1984-85 proves it – from Spurs shadow … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON… Man City vs. Man U – Retro-driven Result Prediction Shock

There are hundreds of methods available to help you predict football results for personal gain… but NONE AS RELIABLE as GNG’s copyright Focus method. Mum’s lucky numbers. Expert telly pundits. Mathematical form guides. Celebrity ex-players with big opinions. Gypsy’s tealeaves. … Continue reading

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When Skies Are Grey, and the Rise and Fall of the Fanzine

Times are tough for the football fanzine in this digital age, but a brave few are ploughing on. Needless to say we heartily approve of the latest cover of legendary Everton fanzine – When Skies Are Grey… Extract from Got, … Continue reading

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BAB: The Rarest, the Most Mysterious – and Hilarious – Football Stickers Ever

Continuing the grand GNG quest for the coolest football card ever, today we take a look at what are definitely among the rarest and most mysterious stickers produced in the Golden Age of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s… which just … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT Around the World: Sweden

Thanks to our nifty flag counter we can see that ‘Got, Not Got’ is spreading it’s big, pink, retro tentacles across the world… We have had quite a few enquiries as to how backward-looking football fans who live outside the … Continue reading

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Yet More: Let’s do this season’s teamgroup in an interesting and unusual location!

From a seemingly never-ending supply of go-getting commercial managers or adventurous photographers who said: “Hang on, let’s just try this…” We don’t know why Celtic decided to cram into a small room for their Panini Football 78 team group sticker, we … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Coolest Football Sticker Ever – Bumper Amusing Foreigners Special!

The grand Got, Not Got quest for the coolest football card/sticker of all time shifts up a gear today with six entries from foreign shores that will take a bit of beating. The possibles line up in three main categories: … Continue reading

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Sky Blue Revolution

Coventry City were relegated to Division Three yesterday, returning to the level they last played at in 1964 … we are wondering what Jimmy Hill makes of it all… Let’s all sing together, Play up Sky Blues, While we sing … Continue reading

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Charlie Buchan’s Football Monthly: golden memories… or a bit of a bore?

It all comes down to whether you’re in your 30s, 40s, 50s or ‘other’. Charlie Buchan’s was either the brightest, loveliest, most fascinating read of your football-deprived childhood – or the only bits worth reading are the accidentally hilarious small-ads… … Continue reading

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Unforgettable… that’s what you are…

Peppered throughout our retro-football tome ‘Got, Not Got’ are cards by Unforgettables in the old cigarette card style… Here are a few of our favourites, and you can now buy the Unforgettables prints on eBay, linked below… You don’t get … Continue reading

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