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Glove Story

Are you, or have you ever been, a goalkeeper? Do you dream of pulling on a quilted green or Dayglo orange football shirt? Does it make you sigh, just thinking about enormous latex gloves – or of diving in muddy … 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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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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Sticker Albums that weren’t Panini – AVA Americana

As well as all the stickers albums that were produced by Panini, there were a few that weren’t… especially after the spectacular success of  Panini’s ‘Football 78’ collection proved that there was a few quid to be made… Surry firm … 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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GOT, NOT GOT @ the BBC…

Got, Not Got authors Gary Silke and Derek Hammond appeared on BBC Radio WM’s Adrian Goldberg show yesterday lunchtime… They discussed their new book with West Brom fan Adrian and several callers and opened a packet of 1979 stickers live … Continue reading

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