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Name the Competition and the Year…

Can you tell us the competition sponsors and the season from this kits graphic? Answers on a postcard (e-mail)… We are currently putting the finishing touches to ‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Manchester City’ and it will be … Continue reading

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New ‘Got, Not Got: Manchester City’ book announced in Backpass

The next edition of the ‘Got, Not Got’ club series has been revealed in this month’s BACKPASS magazine…  and it will feature Manchester City.   Amongst the usual retro-football-feast featuring the work of fellow nostalgia buffs like the Football Attic … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football – 4 is for… 4-2-4

Some kind words and recollections of the table top football game 4-2-4 from sports author of three decades David Tossell… First, congratulations on another brilliant book, which I was lucky enough to find in my Christmas stocking. Absolutely loving it. … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football – S is for… Striker Goalie

Extract from the ‘Lost World of Football’ examining an iconic piece of British engineering…… “It wasn’t until we went down to Surrey to visit Paul Woozley and photograph his magnificent collection of old football games that I realised I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Emergency procedure if you didn’t get our books for Christmas

If Christmas was all but ruined because you didn’t get a single one of our new titles in your stocking then take action now…. Buy them off of Amazon for yourself using the following links… The Lost World of Football … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to all ‘Got, Not Got’ Blog readers…

We hope you all had a great Christmas! If you got ‘The Lost World of Football’ or one of our club editions for as a present then send us a photo!   Gianfranco enjoying his: ‘Got, Not Got: The Lost … Continue reading

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Christmas Morning – The Lost World of Football

You can still get ‘The Lost World of Football’ in time to re-live the Christmas mornings of your childhood… if you hurry up… It never, ever snowed round our way at Christmas. Sometimes it rained. Christmas dinner was the same … Continue reading

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‘What a Shot!’ – Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection

We love this review of our new book: ‘What a Shot!’ on Ian Plenderleith’s blog ‘Stay-At-Home Indie Pop’… Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection… Ian has nailed exactly what we had in mind when we put this collection of yours … Continue reading

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‘Lost World of Football’ authors on BBC Radio London this afternoon…

Derek Hammond and Gary Silke will be appearing on Radio London’s ‘Sunday Sports Show’ from 4pm this afternoon (Sunday)… They will be talking about their new books ‘The Lost World of Football’ and ‘Got, Not Got: West Ham United’… Tune … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football…. H is for Half Time Scoreboard.

Extract from the ‘Lost World of Football’ examining what we did before mega-pixelled jumbotrons and smart phones…… Travelling back through the mists of time to the late sixties (which now appears to technologically equidistant between the Saxons and Samsung) most … Continue reading

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