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Farewell Jimmy Hill

The weekend brought the sad news that Jimmy Hill had passed on… the following piece appeared in ‘Got, Not Got’…  Best remembered by the kids of the ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s for his 30-year run as the opinionated presenter of … Continue reading

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Fully Programmed – Festive Director’s Cut

There was one spread we couldn’t fit into ‘Fully Programmed: The Lost World of Football Programmes’ and now is as good a time as any to show it to you… [Click on the image to view large size] So here … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to you all…

To everyone who has bought one of our books or visited this blog over the year, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas… Here is an immensely groovy Coventry programme cover from 1970. Years ahead of its time in … 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 Lost World of Football…

Apologies for not updating the blog more often, but we are both spending all our time on the sequel to ‘Got, Not Got’… If anyone wants to send us words or images to put on here in the meantime then … Continue reading

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The Wrong Kit… Part Two

Last week we highlighted the phenomenon of ‘borrowed kit’ when a club turns up to an away game with strip that clashes with their hosts… Apparently this is not a rare occurrence…! Daniel ‏@Luzhniki2008 and Football Shirt Geek ‏@FootyShirtGeek both told … Continue reading

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Admiral Ads… Part One

In 1976 Admiral produced a set of adverts in Shoot! magazine, introducing their new range of kits… Here are the first three of the ones we have managed to find… Wales: Now you know, the yellow was for daffodils and … Continue reading

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