Monthly Archives: March 2015

‘Got, Not Got: Ipswich Town’ reviewed by the East Anglian Daily Times

Karl Fuller has given our latest club series book ‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Ipswich Town’ a blinding review in today’s East Anglian Daily Times… Click HERE for a larger version. And click HERE to buy the book … Continue reading

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The Fine & Ancient Art of Keepy-Uppy

Steve O’Neill practices the ancient art of Keepy-Uppy in his backyard… The law of going up the recce states: “Should there be six available players or more then they shall be divided into teams accordingly on a pitch size determined … Continue reading

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Got Not Got bloke on Talksport’s Danny Kelly Show tonight

Anyone with a reason to avoid Match of the Day tonight might profitably consider tuning in to Talksport to hear Derek Hammond discussing vintage football-shirt nostalgiathon ‘Shirt tales & Short Stories’, today’s top footer events and tomorrow’s back pages. Given … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day: Gordon Strachan hits the Centapost

Dateline: 1986. Great idea of our time: The Centapost portable training device. The big deal: Man U up-and-downer Gordon Strachan gets paid £30 to say he wouldn’t be the man he is today without said contraption – a bit of … Continue reading

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GOAL – “The World’s Greatest Soccer Weekly”

Modestly subtitled ‘The World’s Greatest Soccer Weekly’, Goal launched on 16 August 1968, with a right posh do at the Savoy with dolly birds and everything… Its distinctive covers, with a bright yellow title on a red background and circular … Continue reading

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What’s the best set of football cards… ever?

As anyone who’s got ‘Got, Not Got’ knows, it’s this Anglo World Cup / Learn The Game series from 1970. Why? Because of the ‘JFK Moment’-style memories they bring back, of training on the slopy driveway, following all these slightly … Continue reading

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Your favourite programme… again

We had a big response to last week’s request to tell us your favourite programme… … so we are asking again. Let us know which is your favourite ever matchday magazine and we’ll do a big thing on it next … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day: Chelsea Hot Hits at Stamford Bridge

Following on from Arsenal at the Bridge in 1971, here’s the flip side of our priceless Hot Hits cover. Our fave model slips into – what else? – her full Umbro Chelsea replica kit, right down to the boots. Hmm, … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Ipswich Town’ – OUT NOW!

Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Ipswich Town is an Aladdin’s cave of memories and memorabilia, guaranteed to whisk you back to Portman Road’s fondly remembered ‘Golden Age’ of mud and magic…  as well as a Blues-mad childhood of … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day: Arsenal Hot Hits at Stamford Bridge

Sturdily built, old-school style, on elegant stilts, and enjoying an unusual position somewhat inappropriate for a football ground. Chelsea’s North Stand, that is, built across the corner of Stamford Bridge. Co-star of this groovy Hot Hits LP from 1971, on … Continue reading

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