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Which sticker are you still missing?

Here’s mine… Stewart Barrowclough from FKS’s Wonderful World of Soccer Stars 1973-74… Still absent, an empty frame underlining my failure after 41 years… All that playground swapping time and I never manage to complete the task. The shame… Which sticker … Continue reading

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It’s Friday… how was your trading this week?

Did you have a good week’s trading? Did you feel like you were making progress? Did you manage to get rid of one of your four Len Badgers? Did you find that elusive Glyn Pardoe to complete the Man City … 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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Appearing on a Football Sticker – how to do it…

If we have learned anything from this blog it is this…  If you want to muscle your way into a football sticker you have to hang around near the tunnel… That is how this little firm of Cov kids managed … Continue reading

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Appearing on a football sticker…

Closely related to ‘Appearing on the Cover of the Programme’ is ‘Appearing on a football sticker’ which is perhaps even more of an achievement… It’s not easy being in the right place at the right time while the FKS Soccer … Continue reading

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The Summer of ’76 Best Ever Time to Be Young

The Long Hot Summer of 1976 was the best ever time to be a kid, according to a survey by Rocky chocolate biscuits…. You’ll not be surprised to hear that the authors of ‘Got, Not Got’ are in total agreement, … Continue reading

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Hastily Recoloured Stickers: Casper and Sinclair

Welcome once more to the FKS Wonderful World of Soccer Stars in Action picture stamp album 1969-70… There was a time, about forty years ago, when footballers could afford to be in colour, but the crowd were still in black … Continue reading

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Hastily Repainted Soccer Stars – The Blant

We know that the FKS picture editors had to touch up the odd sticker in their  1969-70 ‘Wonderful World of Soccer Stars in Action’  collection, but in the case of the Colin Blant this seems to have been taken to … Continue reading

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Hastily Repainted Soccer Stars – The Kendall

Some blatant evidence of forgery in the snappily titled: ‘The Wonderful World of Soccer Stars in Action Picture Stamp Album’ from 1969-70… Having gone to all the trouble of neatly (too neatly?) colouring in Howard Kendall in his classic amber … Continue reading

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