A Lazy Sunday Afternoon eBay Trawl

Window shopping for Fortysomething kids

We’re tempted by this Shoot! magazine from 26th August 1972…

arsenal spread The adventurous team group formation performed by Arsenal is worth the starting bid of £0.99 on its own.

derby tea towel

What do you buy the Derby County fan who has just done the washing up? How about this rather splendid all pure linen tea towel from the 1970s. Current bid is £3.99 but we see that going northwards.


This mint set of Heavyweight Subbuteo 113 ISRAEL players is currently going for £37.00 with 24 bids… factory perfect doesn’t seem to get you very accomplished brushwork however…

a&bc ebay

We do love A&BC Greenbacks and here are 15 of them currently going for £4.50 including a player nicknamed The Tank; a manager in the news today; Greavsie’s sidekick; a racehorse owner; a World Cup winner from 1966; and a player who turned his back on the game to follow his god…

Previous eBay trawls can be found herehere and here

If you can’t resist spending hours on eBay trying to reconstruct your childhood then you should probably buy the retro-footy-grumble-fest ‘Got, Not Got’… runner-up in last year’s Footy Book of the Year. Available from branches of WH Smith and Waterstones or online here

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