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Timpo Footballers

Timpo were best known for their Saturday morning adverts for ‘Wild West Trains’ and all the cowboy, indian and cavalry figures that went with them… but they also dipped their toe in the waters of football… This set came unpainted, … Continue reading

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Going home for dinner and lunchtime football matches

It’s lunch hour and time to track down a Tesco’s £3 meal deal… but do you remember going home for dinner? If you fancy clawing back some 1970s-style sense of freedom – of time ticking by at half the pace … Continue reading

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Copycat, copycat, sitting on the doormat…

During our extensive months of research for new title – ‘Fully Programmed’ we couldn’t help noticing that some matchday programmes bore a remarkable likeness to those that had gone before… Homage…. recycling…. nicking… whatever you want to call it here … Continue reading

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Fully Programmed and ready to go…

That was hard work, but fun. Got, Not Got’s latest title ‘Fully Programmed’ is complete and off to the printers… We have seen a lot of programmes in the last few weeks. We have papercuts and staple-holes, and have suffered … Continue reading

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Long Hot Summer…

How did you used to fill the hours in those long, football-free summers we used to have?  My family were creatures of habit when it came to our summer holidays. The first two weeks of August in a caravan in … Continue reading

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Manchester United fans – have a free lunchtime read on us…

While you are tucking into your M&S ‘Lunch to You’ and whoever’s birthday cake this lunchtime have a flip though the first few pages of ‘Got, Not Got: Manchester United’ on us…  Click HERE to have a read – if you … Continue reading

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Chelsea fans – have a free lunchtime read on us…

While you are tucking into your Sainsbury’s meal deal this lunchtime have a flip though the first few pages of ‘Got, Not Got: Chelsea’ on us…  Click HERE to have a read – if you like it click HERE to … Continue reading

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Chelsea Tailgating

The Chelsea team celebrate promotion by sitting on the back of a lorry… No one does a good pun like an advert in a 1970s programme, but we are wondering how much insurance you would need to get a photo … Continue reading

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Birmingham United! A 1987 Villa/Brum/Baggies Mash Up…

Here’s a sight… a combined West Brom, Aston Villa and Birmingham City team group in the city centre as featured in Football Today magazine in November 1987… [click on image for larger version] Football Today – a short-lived, but quite … Continue reading

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Which sticker are you still missing?

Here’s mine… Stewart Barrowclough from FKS’s Wonderful World of Soccer Stars 1973-74… Still absent, an empty frame underlining my failure after 41 years… All that playground swapping time and I never manage to complete the task. The shame… Which sticker … Continue reading

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