Monthly Archives: September 2012

Being allowed to stay up for Match of the Day

These days I probably miss Match of the Day more often than I catch it… But there was a time when it was a precious rarity and privilege. The combination of factors had to be there. I had to have … Continue reading

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How Liverpool Can Get That Title Back…

Liverpool – Champagne Magnum… It’s difficult to explain now just how great Liverpool were in the Seventies and Eighties, especially to today’s kids who might simply see them merely as a club near the top of the Premier League’s second quartile… … Continue reading

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John Bond RIP – A&BC Planet Footballers, 1958

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The Denim Jacket Patch – West Ham and Man City featured… Villa WANTED!

Back in the day, no self-respecting teenager would be seen at a football match or out on the town without a denim jacket rendered almost invisible under the weight of Coffer sew-on patches down the back and arms. The sight of … Continue reading

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There’s Only One Phil Parkes…

“When a coincidence arises, don’t ignore it. Ask yourself, What is the message here? What is the significance of this? You don’t need to go digging for the answers. Ask the question, and the answers will emerge. They may arrive … Continue reading

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It’s BACKPASS time again…

If you haven’t already discovered this gem, then now is the time… This issue features: Mike Summerbee, Don Rogers, Sam Bartram, Kevin Keegan and Chris Garland as well as all the usual features including our ‘Got, Not Got’ page focussing … Continue reading

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A September Saturday Morning eBay Trawl…

You can afford this stuff now, but you haven’t got the space… life is cruel…. ‘Got, Not Got’ wanders though the valley of desirable objects from our childhood… The perfect Birthday Card for the ageing Chelsea fan in your life … Continue reading

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