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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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Fully Programmed and ready to go…

That was hard work, but fun. Got, Not Got’s latest title ‘Fully Programmed’ is complete and off to the printers… We have seen a lot of programmes in the last few weeks. We have papercuts and staple-holes, and have suffered … 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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Ram, Hammer… when programmes used to have their own identity

The long and the short and the tall…  Football programmes used to come in all shapes and sizes, before everything had to conform to the norm… from the large newspaper format of Derby County’s ‘RAM’, to the pocket sized West … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: C is for Changing to Yellow…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’ (which is ‘brilliant’… if you believe the first published review in Sport mag!) Nowadays, it appears that every football marketing mans’ erotic dream is an all-black second strip, perhaps … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of FKS – Sticker Poll

FKS Publishing produced many sets of well-loved sticker collections between the late 60s and early 80s, and we’d like you to vote for your favourite in our new poll… We don’t have the first (and now very expensive) ‘trial’ set … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 11

The big December challenge is on… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… we can do it, especially if you help out a bit…. We love this Scorcher cover… it says ‘Seventies Christmas’ to us like no other. … Continue reading

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