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Epic Football Programme Book – Backpass Showcase

Fully Programmed, the huge new Got Not Got: The Lost World of Football book due out in less than a month, gets a full-page showcase in the brand-new issue of Backpass – the retro football magazine that blokes just can’t … Continue reading

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Old-School Gaming: Kick-Off v Systema Soccer

“All the thrills and spills of a real football match”… that’s what MB Games’ Kick-Off promised somewhat optimistically back in the 70s, while in the 80s LCD era, Systema Soccer actually featured moving pixels on a tiny screen. But which … Continue reading

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Too small. They told me I was too small…

Small, yes. But hard. And really rather good. Our Gary’s micro Billy Bremner, I mean – a masterpiece of fiddly brushwork which seems to have taken on many of the characteristics of his great great great granddad, the real Billy. … 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 23

The end is in sight, we’ve made it to 23 and we can almost hear the thud of reindeer hooves on the roof…  Just a two days to go in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 12

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…. Bristol City have given over both the front and back of their programme for … 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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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 5

The challenge that we are already regretting continues … one Christmas themed post every day from now until Christmas Day… bah humbug… Is it just us who finds this Manchester City v Wolves programme (10p) from 1974 a little bit … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 1

Here is our challenge to ourselves (that we will probably regret by around the 12th December)… one Christmas themed post every day from now until Christmas Day…   Opening the first little door, we kick off with Sunderland… Frightening children … Continue reading

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Don’t Ruin Christmas – Insist on ‘Got, Not Got’…

If you missed out last year, for God’s sake don’t slip up again… Put ‘Got, Not Got’ on your Christmas list this year, in purple biro and underlined twice. Here’s why: The best book about football written in the last … Continue reading

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