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A&BC Football Cards – Which Set Was Best?

A&BC Chewing Gum of Romford, Essex, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of big kids… Back in the 1950s, it was Douglas Coakley (the ‘C’ in the company name) who came up with the idea of packaging … Continue reading

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A Sunday lunchtime eBay trawl GOLD special….

In celebration of Super Saturday’s Olympic medal haul we present you with nothing but GOLD… ‘Got, Not Got’ presses it’s collective nose up against the shop window in awe… We have to admit that we are very tempted by this … Continue reading

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Classic 1960s Stylo Matchmaker boots and Mitre kit – courtesy of Law, Best and Charlton

Here’s three classic 1960s boots endorsed by Man U’s holy trinity of Charlton, Law and Best, courtesy of Stylo, Mitre and Bob’s own brand. Dig the futuristic side laces and frontal goalbanging cushion recommended by Georgie for kids of all … Continue reading

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When the Road to European Glory was Shorter for Manchester United

Many thanks to the unknown kid who, in 1968, diligently cut out all the instalments of The Hornet to complete this Bernard Briggs’ Album of Football ’68…  Thanks to the magic of eBay it has now found it’s way to … Continue reading

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