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Editor of The FOX Fanzine - covering Leicester City for 23 years... it seems longer.

Farewell Jimmy Hill

The weekend brought the sad news that Jimmy Hill had passed on… the following piece appeared in ‘Got, Not Got’…  Best remembered by the kids of the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s for his 30-year run as the opinionated presenter of … Continue reading

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Fully Programmed – Festive Director’s Cut

There was one spread we couldn’t fit into ‘Fully Programmed: The Lost World of Football Programmes’ and now is as good a time as any to show it to you… [Click on the image to view large size] So here … Continue reading

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Programmes by Helicopter

Our new book ‘Fully Programmed celebrates our love affair with football programmes, and this story illustrates just how important they were… There is something about the British. They like to keep records and tick off lists. Whether it be football … Continue reading

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Your 3 favourite programme covers…

Tell us what your three favourite programme covers are and win a copy of ‘Fully Programmed: The Lost World of Football Programmes’… It’s as easy as that. The ones we like the best will win. Contact us on here, email … Continue reading

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Scorcher… the best comic ever?

Scorcher was launched in January 1970, joined forces with Score, and was then swallowed up by Tiger… It launched several legends of the football comic world including ‘Nipper’, ‘Billy’s Boots’ and ‘Hot Shot Hamish’, as well has having some great … Continue reading

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Win a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ in our competition.

If you haven’t got a copy of last year’s hit ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ yet, now is your chance to win a copy, using your almost frightening knowledge of old football shirts… Tell us which club each of these … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Newcastle United’ for a perfect Geordie Christmas

What to get the Newcastle fan in your life, who has everything, for Christmas…? There you go… problem solved. Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Newcastle United is an Aladdin’s cave of memories and memorabilia, guaranteed to whisk you … Continue reading

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