Monthly Archives: June 2014

Ten World Cup Shocks….

England’s game at Belo Horizonte this evening brings back memories of one of their worst ever World Cup moments… Got, Not Got takes a look at that game and nine other shock results. 1 – England v United States 1950. … Continue reading

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Got, Not Got’s Guide to the World Cup One Tournament Wonders…

The ‘Got, Not Got’ guide to those plucky nations/massive underachievers who have only made it to one tournament… Cuba (1938). The Cubans got off to a cracking start beating Romania 2-1 in a first round replay, but then ran into … Continue reading

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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 England lads arrive at the World Cup and have a recce round town…

The England squad have arrived at World Cup central and have gone out for a quick gander round… although obviously in 1970, as this is ‘Got, Not Got’… Out and about in Mexico City: Alan, Geoff, Bobby and Peter – … 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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