Category Archives: the lost world of football

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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Scots Mash-Up Team Group Mystery?

We need some help from north of the border – what’s going on here, mon? We thought we were looking at an early promotional photo for the new Scottish Premier League in at the start of the 1975-76 season, but … Continue reading

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Have a browse of ‘The Lost World of Football’ on us…

If you fancy getting a copy of ‘The Lost World of Football’ for Christmas, have a sneaky preview browse… That way you can make sure it has just the right amount of retro-football nostalgia-rush to meet your needs. Click HERE … Continue reading

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