Monthly Archives: July 2013

Butlins Soccer Coaching – A 1970’S Summer Holiday

Steve Mitchell is on a Hi-De-Hi… As the school summer holidays begin, I can’t help but cast my mind back to when I was a nipper many summers ago. When the bell rang on the final afternoon to signal six … Continue reading

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“They’ll be dancing in the streets of Total Network Solutions tonight!”

With a nod to Jeff Stelling, Giles Metcalfe looks at football clubs named after things or companies, such as Total Network Solutions FC, Airbus UK Broughton FC, Bayer 04 Leverkusen , FC Traktar Minsk, Semen Padang FC and, erm, Ajax! … Continue reading

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Football Stars and Their Cars…

Giles Metcalfe gets behind the wheel and throws it round a few corners in his latest ‘Got, Not Got’ blog article… These days, football club car parks are full of Bentley Continental GTs, Audi R8s, Range Rover Sports, assorted Ferraris, … Continue reading

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Early 90s Admiral…

Many of you have fond memories of the original 1970s Admiral kits, but there was another wave of them in the early 1990s… In 1991-92 the revived Admiral brand kitted out Rangers, Southampton, Motherwell, Hearts, Wimbledon and Charlton… (click on … Continue reading

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The Soccer Tribe

Giles Metcalfe makes his GNG columnist debut with a look at The Soccer Tribe… There has been a plethora of books about football, but one book stands out in the limited academic (football) field of the psychological, sociological and anthropological … Continue reading

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