Tag Archives: celtic

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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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 1 Esso

As is traditional, me Mam came over on Mother’s Day for sunday dinner. As usual she got a bunch of flowers and a card, but on this occasion she also came bearing treasure… After a clear out of the darkest … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 25

SUCCESS! We’ve made it to Christmas Day – our 25th, and final, retro football post of December… We’re going back to December 1981 for this festive SHOOT! cover featuring some of the top stars of the day… Can you name … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 6

The challenge that we are already regretting continues … one Christmas themed post every day from now until Christmas Day…  This slightly disturbing Christmas cover of MATCH from December 1984 features the superstars of the day penned by resident artist … Continue reading

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Badges and Sew On…

As a kid I used to spend ages studying this colour spread in one of my Topical Times Football Annuals…   (click image for larger version) There are some familiar versions of modern-day badges (West Ham, Villa, Everton, West Brom), … Continue reading

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A chilly Sunday lunchtime eBay trawl…

Pressing our nose against the time-warp glass of nostalgia once again… on a budget of seven shillings and sixpence… What do you get the FortySomething man who has everything… how about this old fashioned ‘bar scarf’ just like the one your … Continue reading

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Love Hearts and Rangers and Celtic…

We’re not sure that Swizzels Ltd had entirely thought this promotional offer through… The juxtaposition of Love Hearts with messages like ‘Be Mine’, ‘Ever Yours’ and ‘You’re Sweet’ with the fierce sectarian rivalry of Rangers and Celtic in the mid-70s … Continue reading

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Cough up for Coffer…

Coffer was the 70s bling for a generation of young football fans… But apart from the more well known ‘jewellery’ items and sew-on patches they did a wide range of other souvenirs from an Arsenal duffle-bag to a Celtic penknife, … Continue reading

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Umbro 1992-93 Collection…. Part Four

More diamond encrusted Umbro strips from the dawn of the Premier League… Along with the retro lace-up collar designs that clubs like Villa and Sheffield United wore, there was a tandem retro design that saw a very distinctive collar design… … Continue reading

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The Umbro 1984-85 Collection: Part One

More kits from the pages of the MC Sports brochure from 1984… this time focussing on those diamond geezers Umbro and their classy collection of understated designs… We don’t see what’s not to like here, but let us know your … Continue reading

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