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The Lost World of Football: A is for Airfix…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  Ever since 1955, when they released their 1/72 Spitfire model kit, Airfix had been satisfying little boys’ unquenchable thirst for recreating World War II. I had painted up a … 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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‘Got, Not Got’ – Judging a Book by its Cover…

Designing the cover of ‘Got, Not Got’ was a lengthy and involved process that took weeks… It was a difficult balancing act, see who the winners and losers were… from our original design to the completed project… Many thanks to … Continue reading

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More Airfix Footballers…

Here is a further selection of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… Aston Villa Blackpool Cardiff City Celtic Chelsea Fulham Heart of Midlothian Liverpool Leyton Orient Norwich City Southampton Wolverhampton Wanderers For more of … Continue reading

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Beautiful, thoughtful and free: football club autograph sheets from the ’50s

You don’t find so many of these headed autograph sheets being given away by football clubs in the 21st century… They’re beautiful, crafted by hand instead of all being banged out by the same old (new) computer software. The differences reflected the history … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT – In Demand…

‘GOT, NOT GOT’ appears in the Mail on Sunday’s ‘In Demand’ section today… their essential must-have, must-see, must-do guide. Vodka, Paul Simon, Ice Cream, Emma Stone and Got, Not Got…. there’s your ideal Sunday right there… ‘Got, Not Got’ features: Aberdeen, Arsenal, Aston Villa, … Continue reading

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