Monthly Archives: April 2012

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

These days team groups are dull affairs dominated by sponsors logos, taken inside stadia with a backdrop of perfectly laid out coloured seats… Back in the day there always seemed to be a go-getting commercial manager or adventurous photographer who … Continue reading

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If GNG did Cup semi-finals – neutral grounds, romance and vintage tickets alert!

“Wembley for hire… should the semis return to neutral grounds?” That was the question we tweeted at the weekend on the back of our ‘FA Cup Semi-Finals at Wembley – Just Wrong’ story, causing a flurry of activity among fans brassed off with the trampling … Continue reading

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I know! Let’s do this season’s teamgroup in an interesting and unusual location!

It was usually the eccentric owner or the short-lived commercial manager who came up with the brainwave. “We used the grandstand for the teamgroup backdrop last year, and the year before. Now let’s think outside of the box, and pose somewhere unusual. … Continue reading

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FA Cup Semi-Finals at Wembley… Just Wrong…

What other sport would undermine it’s own showpiece occasion in such a fashion..?Clearly and obviously the Liverpool v Everton FA Cup semi-final should have been played at Old Trafford instead of 80,000 Scousers having to head all the way down … Continue reading

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More Airfix Footballers…

Here is a further selection of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… Aston Villa Blackpool Cardiff City Celtic Chelsea Fulham Heart of Midlothian Liverpool Leyton Orient Norwich City Southampton Wolverhampton Wanderers For more of … Continue reading

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How many players can you name on this Admiral poster?

We reckon there are 52 identifiable players on this Admiral poster… who can name the most? Click on the image for a bigger version… and put your answer in the comments section. We reckon that Detriot Express fans might be … Continue reading

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The Rebel: Giant Souvenir Poster of Ultimate Football Card Punk Rock Hero

Yesterday the GNG blokes did a frolicsome interview in bed with Maradona. She taped all the best bits on video and on her cassette player and has now posted it up on her award-winning website for your amusement and retro titillation. Conducted … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got’ short-listed for BSBA Football Book of the Year 2012

We’re surprised and delighted to announce that ‘Got, Not Got’ has been nominated for the BSBA Football Book of the Year award by a Football Writers’ Association panel. Earlier today the nominations in the Football Book category were made public by British Sports … Continue reading

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This Easter, Just Say No To Beer – With BEERO

Just say no to beer. You know it makes sense. Well, possibly if you’re living in the 1920s, in Manchester. And you know the dates when you’re supposed to give things up for Lent. And you don’t like beer. Happy Easter!  

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The Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever – Round 6 – Jawdropping ’70s Special!

Just when you hoped we might have forgotten, here’s the long-awaited sixth round of entries in the grand Got, Not Got Quest for the Coolest Football Card Ever. First up is Birmingham City’s stylish Tony Want, whose golden hairdon’t had the advantage of … Continue reading

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