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Scorcher… the best comic ever?

Scorcher was launched in January 1970, joined forces with Score, and was then swallowed up by Tiger… It launched several legends of the football comic world including ‘Nipper’, ‘Billy’s Boots’ and ‘Hot Shot Hamish’, as well has having some great … Continue reading

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Favourite Shirts! Tell us yours and win ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’

We have a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ up for grabs in our new competition… All you have to do is email: garysilke@sky.com  and tell us what your all-time favourite football shirt is. You can (ahem) embroider your … Continue reading

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Buy your personalised signed copy of ‘What a Shot!’ now!

We have a limited number of signed copies of our new photo book ‘What a Shot!’ that you can buy directly from us with a simple Paypal payment… Ahhh… faded Polaroids of crumbling grounds, distant players toiling in mud and … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: B is for BAB Stickers

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  The BAB Souvenir Company was known for just two, instantly recognisable products: 1 – The football club crest sticker, often in hilarious lairy colours; 2 – The star-player sticker, … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: A is for Airfix…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  Ever since 1955, when they released their 1/72 Spitfire model kit, Airfix had been satisfying little boys’ unquenchable thirst for recreating World War II. I had painted up a … 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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Double Diamonds Work Wonders – the Umbroset

One of the best Christmas or Birthday presents you could ever hope to receive… The boxed Umbroset consisting of a full kit of shirt, shorts and socks… Oh yes… If you haven’t got the first ‘Got, Not Got’ yet then … Continue reading

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Car Booty No 1 – SHOOT!

Sunday morning Car Boot Sales can be a hit and miss affair, but this week’s Car Booty made getting up early on a Sunday worthwhile… I discovered a big box of early to mid-70s Shoot! magazine going for 5p each… … Continue reading

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The 1977 League Cup Final – The One Month Final

The latest in Steve Mitchell’s articles for the ‘Got, Not Got’ blog looks at the 1977 League Cup Final… In 1977 Aston Villa and Everton played out one of the most epic cup encounters of all time. The 1977 League … 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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