Monthly Archives: July 2012

Here’s a Medal…!

With GB Olympic medals proving to be rather elusive we thought we’d chuck one of our own into the pot… It is an FA Cup runner-up medal, presented to Leicester City’s Andy Lochhead after they were beaten by Manchester City … Continue reading

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The Umbro 1984-85 Collection: Part Three…

Here’s the third and final part of our Umbro collection of kits as featured in MC Sports leaflet from 1984… The usual smart and mostly understated (by the standards of much that followed them) line-up of kits with an accent … Continue reading

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GNG Sexy Summer week features the Soccer International Girl…

Soccer International was a short-lived publication based in Herts that came out around the time of the Mexico 86 World Cup… It was probably a bit ahead of its time in trying to produce a 200 page lads-mag style for … Continue reading

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Summer special images 3: “Sizzling footie stunners” sexy toy warning

Now summer is officially here, we’re running a series of summery sexy sun sea and sand soccer specials in celebration. Here’s the third long-hot-summer childhood image on the trot, close on the heels of the skimpy Sky Blue Birds and some sensibly cool … Continue reading

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Summer special images: sunny sexy smashing Sky Blue Birds!

Now summer has arrived, we’re running a series of summery sexy sun sea and sand soccer specials in celebration. The idea is to bring back memories of long, hot summer holidays spent up the park reliving World Cup matches on the … Continue reading

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Summer special images no. 1: short shorts, sexy girls and that World Cup summer feeling… with Bobby Robson

Now summer has finally arrived, we’ll be running a series of summery sexy sun sea and sand soccer specials in celebration… starting right here. Thanks go out to Chris Lee for sending in this remarkable historical document to the GNG … Continue reading

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Saturday eBay Trawl… featuring Adidas WC78 limited edition boots and Jag club colours wallchart!

You can look, but you can’t touch… ‘Got, Not Got’ wanders though the Valley of Lost Treasure… starting with this 1968 club colours wallchart from issue 2 of Jag comic, which is magical for so many reasons. Firstly, no one … Continue reading

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The old-school ‘action replay’ – bring back goal diagrams with arrows and dots!

Long before the age of Youtube or even the ubiquitous video recorder, there was no easy way to replay golden goals from the past – you just had to wait for them to be reshown on Football Focus, which could … Continue reading

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Which is Best – Subbuteo or Striker? You Decide

In ‘Got, Not Got’ we posed the big question – Which is best – Subbuteo or Striker? By a remarkable twist of good fortune they were next to each other in our ‘A to Z of Lost Football Culture…’ which … Continue reading

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Oh Mr Softee, what shall we do?

We’re guessing the ice-cream industry probably hasn’t had a bumper summer this year, what with it pissing down every day… We suggest that they start giving football badges away with their ice cream, like they did in 1971… That would … Continue reading

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