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Wahey! It’s that time of year…

In fourth place of the most eagerly anticipated days of the year, behind Christmas and Birthday and FA Cup Final day… But definitely above Bonfire Night, Easter and England v Scotland… is ‘Start of the Season Day’… when the traditional … Continue reading

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Please God Give Me a Garden Goal

Ah, the memories inspired by this Garden Goals advert from 1974… Most of them bad. The country was in the grip of depression and three-day-week strife. £5.55 (inc. VAT) represented a month’s grocery bills and a TV licence. It did … Continue reading

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Fantastic Plastic?

For fifteen years my season ticket has landed on the doormat with a satisfying thud. A plastic-bound wallet a whole centimetre thick, with a big wodge of paper vouchers – one to be torn out at every game by the … Continue reading

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Coming this Autumn… Got, Not Got

GOT, NOT GOT Revisit the Lost World of Football… Football used to be better in the past. It’s a fact that’s finally proven by this giant collection of memories, characters, anecdotes, archive pictures and the very ‘stuff’ of all our … Continue reading

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