Category Archives: football cards

Glove Story

Are you, or have you ever been, a goalkeeper? Do you dream of pulling on a quilted green or Dayglo orange football shirt? Does it make you sigh, just thinking about enormous latex gloves – or of diving in muddy … Continue reading

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Hastily repainted football cards – Topps

In pre-Photoshop days how did football card producers cover up the fact that they didn’t have a photo of a football player in his new club’s kit? At Topps, they got the paintbox out, and hoped we wouldn’t notice. We … Continue reading

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