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The Lost World of Football: A is for Airfix…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  Ever since 1955, when they released their 1/72 Spitfire model kit, Airfix had been satisfying little boys’ unquenchable thirst for recreating World War II. I had painted up a … Continue reading

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Early 90s Admiral…

Many of you have fond memories of the original 1970s Admiral kits, but there was another wave of them in the early 1990s… In 1991-92 the revived Admiral brand kitted out Rangers, Southampton, Motherwell, Hearts, Wimbledon and Charlton… (click on … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bukta…

We turn our attention to Bukta, an often overlooked kit manufacturer who seem to be quite popular with supporters of clubs that they have kitted out… Edward Buck & Sons was founded in 1879 and provided clothing for the military … Continue reading

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The Umbro 1984-85 Collection: Part Three…

Here’s the third and final part of our Umbro collection of kits as featured in MC Sports leaflet from 1984… The usual smart and mostly understated (by the standards of much that followed them) line-up of kits with an accent … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: 1967 European Club Colour Sticker Set – Every One Completely Wrong!

A big thumbs-up to the Danish Dandy sticker company, who in 1967 somehow managed to produce a set of pan-European club colours stickers and get every one wrong. First the Dandy snappers assembled a large gaggle of all their mates on a … Continue reading

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More Airfix Footballers…

Here is a further selection of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… Aston Villa Blackpool Cardiff City Celtic Chelsea Fulham Heart of Midlothian Liverpool Leyton Orient Norwich City Southampton Wolverhampton Wanderers For more of … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT – In Demand…

‘GOT, NOT GOT’ appears in the Mail on Sunday’s ‘In Demand’ section today… their essential must-have, must-see, must-do guide. Vodka, Paul Simon, Ice Cream, Emma Stone and Got, Not Got…. there’s your ideal Sunday right there… ‘Got, Not Got’ features: Aberdeen, Arsenal, Aston Villa, … Continue reading

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