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Fully Programmed ‘a Treat of Nostalgia’ – Sport mag

Good old Sport. It’s the biggest sports mag in the country with a massive free circulation of over 300,000. And they love our Fully Prog book to bits. Sport‘s irresistible feature on our London progs* should mean at least 200,000 … Continue reading

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Copycat, copycat, sitting on the doormat…

During our extensive months of research for new title – ‘Fully Programmed’ we couldn’t help noticing that some matchday programmes bore a remarkable likeness to those that had gone before… Homage…. recycling…. nicking… whatever you want to call it here … Continue reading

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Pic of the Day: Arsenal Hot Hits at Stamford Bridge

Sturdily built, old-school style, on elegant stilts, and enjoying an unusual position somewhat inappropriate for a football ground. Chelsea’s North Stand, that is, built across the corner of Stamford Bridge. Co-star of this groovy Hot Hits LP from 1971, on … Continue reading

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Coffer ‘crested jerseys’… the last stand against branded kits

These shirts are from the Coffer Sports ’74/75 Catalogue’… Coffer were happily producing kits for all the leading clubs and ensuring that “recognised badges and designs” were being used. With Admiral and Umbro beginning to produce more visibly branded kits … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to you all…

To everyone who has bought one of our books or visited this blog over the year, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas… Here is an immensely groovy Coventry programme cover from 1970. Years ahead of its time in … Continue reading

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Your favourite shirts – ‘Shirt Tales’ competition result

We asked you to name your favourite ever football shirt to be in the hat for a grand prize of a copy of our latest book: ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories.’… This is what you chose – scroll down to … Continue reading

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Favourite Shirts! Tell us yours and win ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’

We have a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ up for grabs in our new competition… All you have to do is email: garysilke@sky.com  and tell us what your all-time favourite football shirt is. You can (ahem) embroider your … Continue reading

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