Tag Archives: Aston Villa

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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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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Timpo Footballers

Timpo were best known for their Saturday morning adverts for ‘Wild West Trains’ and all the cowboy, indian and cavalry figures that went with them… but they also dipped their toe in the waters of football… This set came unpainted, … Continue reading

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Birmingham United! A 1987 Villa/Brum/Baggies Mash Up…

Here’s a sight… a combined West Brom, Aston Villa and Birmingham City team group in the city centre as featured in Football Today magazine in November 1987… [click on image for larger version] Football Today – a short-lived, but quite … 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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Double Diamonds Work Wonders – the Umbroset

One of the best Christmas or Birthday presents you could ever hope to receive… The boxed Umbroset consisting of a full kit of shirt, shorts and socks… Oh yes… If you haven’t got the first ‘Got, Not Got’ yet then … Continue reading

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