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Win a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ in our competition.

If you haven’t got a copy of last year’s hit ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ yet, now is your chance to win a copy, using your almost frightening knowledge of old football shirts… Tell us which club each of these … Continue reading

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Name the kits and win a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’

Name all the clubs in this Tiger & Scorcher kit guide from 1975 and you will go into a draw to win our new football kits book ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’… Here’s a rather large clue – they are … Continue reading

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Things you REALLY wished you’d had as a kid… Subbuteo Wallpaper.

Just imagine tucking up for the night with the Subbuteo kit chart as wallpaper… It should have happened. It really should. What are your suggestions for great products that were never made? Much, much more of this sort of stuff in … Continue reading

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Admiral Trackies…

I have to admit, I never had an Admiral Tracky – which were more for the lads with Dads that earned a few more quid, driving their company Capris around… “As seen throughout the world on television….” Fifteen quid was … Continue reading

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Admiral Ads… Part Two

Another look at the set of Admiral adverts that appeared in Shoot! magazine in late 1976, showcasing their new range of kits… Three more from the series adding to yesterday’s post… West Ham United: The Hammers first wore Admiral kit in the 1976 European … Continue reading


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Happy anniversary: FA ditch Umbro for England kit, and get into bed with ‘American giant’

The FA have turned their back on tradition and ditched Manc-based sports outfitters Umbro after 28 years of solid service providing the England kit. Football’s trendy politicians will thus celebrate their 150th anniversary next year with the national side sporting the ubiquitous plastic swoosh of … 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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