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Your favourite shirts – ‘Shirt Tales’ competition result

We asked you to name your favourite ever football shirt to be in the hat for a grand prize of a copy of our latest book: ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories.’… This is what you chose – scroll down to … Continue reading

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Classic Reebok Ads – Bringing the Stars down a peg or two…

In 1997 and 1998 Reebok ran an advertising campaign that may have been considered a little risky… It showed Premier League superstars doing the mundane jobs that the everyday Joe might have to put up with to earn a crust. … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: When Denmark arrived fresh from the beach

Back in 1992, which is twenty years ago but we think of as ‘recent’, Denmark made a mockery of all that meticulous pre-tournament preparation… On May 31st, ten days before Euro 92 was due to kick off in Sweden, UEFA … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT Around the World: Sweden

Thanks to our nifty flag counter we can see that ‘Got, Not Got’ is spreading it’s big, pink, retro tentacles across the world… We have had quite a few enquiries as to how backward-looking football fans who live outside the … Continue reading

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Hummel Test Card Kits – Your Verdict…

Well, it turns out that you are loving the revolutionary 1980’s Scandinavian stylings of Hummel (German for bumblebee, remember)… Here is a selection of you reactions on Twitter… “I loved the test card design. I always associate it with the … Continue reading

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Hummel’s Test Card – Design Classic or Dog’s Dinner?

Scandinavian firm Hummel produced a set of kits around 1987 featuring a design template which became known as the ‘Test Card’… Some people, like me, think this was a bit of a mess, others claim it to the high water … Continue reading

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