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Old-School Gaming: Tackle! v Meccano, George Best v John Lowe

Tackle! was a smashing board game of the 70s with an amusing double-entendre for a name. It promised all the real thrills and spills of a real tackle, without the inconvenience of getting up from the living-room floor. Not many … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON – The Life of a 1970’S Footballer Revealed

The latest in the Steve Mitchell series for the GOT, NOT GOT blog… These days the phenomenon that is social media has brought the private lives of superstar footballer’s right into the heart of our living rooms. One only needs … Continue reading

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A Sunday lunchtime eBay trawl GOLD special….

In celebration of Super Saturday’s Olympic medal haul we present you with nothing but GOLD… ‘Got, Not Got’ presses it’s collective nose up against the shop window in awe… We have to admit that we are very tempted by this … Continue reading

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Classic 1960s Stylo Matchmaker boots and Mitre kit – courtesy of Law, Best and Charlton

Here’s three classic 1960s boots endorsed by Man U’s holy trinity of Charlton, Law and Best, courtesy of Stylo, Mitre and Bob’s own brand. Dig the futuristic side laces and frontal goalbanging cushion recommended by Georgie for kids of all … Continue reading

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When the Road to European Glory was Shorter for Manchester United

Many thanks to the unknown kid who, in 1968, diligently cut out all the instalments of The Hornet to complete this Bernard Briggs’ Album of Football ’68…  Thanks to the magic of eBay it has now found it’s way to … Continue reading

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