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Adidas Old Old Skool…

Never mind your Gazelles and your Sambas, I bet no one has got a pair of these in their wardrobe… From a 1963 copy of ‘World Sports’ magazine – which reveals the  ‘3 cross straps enclosing the foot like a … Continue reading

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The Outrageous Optimism of August – Express Soccer Special 77

Leicester City’s season died on Wednesday night at Blackpool, like a frostbitten mouse in a drainpipe.  Can it really only be eight months ago that we played Real Madrid in a full-to-the-brim, sun-drenched King Power Stadium with our shiny new … Continue reading

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Airfix Footballers: you try painting Adidas stripes on someone 2 inches tall…

Here is a selection of some of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… If you want to see your team featured next time then e-mail: garysilke@sky.com and ask nicely… Arsenal Birmingham City Burnley … Continue reading

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WANTED! You as a Kid in your 60s, 70s, 80s football kit…

We want to feature YOU in ‘Got Not Got 2’, so send us your poseur photos from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and early 90s in your beloved football kits….  “Muuum… Muuuum… take it now.” and send it to us at: garysilke@sky.com with your … Continue reading

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Adidas… earning your stripes

We’ve done a lot on Admiral kits lately, so here to redress the balance is some vintage Adidas… The German sportswear giants turned their attention to the UK in the late seventies and began to takeover the kit contracts of many … Continue reading

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In Need of a Scottish Superstar

Scotland have reverted to their round shirt badge from the seventies for tonight’s giant-killing attempt against Spain in Alicante… But there are other things that many a Scot wishes they could bring back. Remember when Scotland had Superstars? Up until … Continue reading

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