Monthly Archives: June 2014

World Cup Wallcharts we have loved….

I always had a laboriously filled in World Cup wallchart as a kid… …in 1974 it was from Scorcher, 1978 from Shoot!, 1982 from Match Weekly… and just because I had left school and started work I didn’t see why … Continue reading

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Top Five World Cup Dogs…

Man’s Best Friend has played his part in the glorious history of the World Cup… 1. Pickles – who famously sniffed out the Jules Rimet trophy from its hiding place in a South Norwood, South London hedge in 1966. Pickles … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got: Manchester City’ competition winner…!

A signed copy of ‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Manchester City’ has been won by [drum roll]… Darren Page… Who got these answers right… a)      Ken Mulhearn b)      Bobby Owen c)       Ian Bowyer d)      Jeff Johnson e)      Barney … Continue reading

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The Lost World Cup Venues

‘Got, Not Got’ is getting in a World Cup mood… Here are 10 World Cup Venues no longer with us: Stadio delle Alpi, Turin, Italy. 1990 – 2009. Built for Italia 90, it hosted Brazil v Sweden, Brazil v Costa … Continue reading

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