Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pics of the Day: Football Grounds from the Air Quiz

Ha! So you thought Burnden Park was too easy, did you? Here’s four more heartbreakingly smashing air shots of grounds back in the day. All you have to do is tell us where… and when. Let’s say which decade, to … Continue reading

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‘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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Pic of the Day: Mystery Ground from the Air, 1971

A couple of weeks ago, when we showing off Gavin Haigh’s rather splendid St James’ Park model, we mentioned our ‘Football Grounds from the Air’ book, long lost in the general clutter. It’s turned up. And here’s one of our … 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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