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The Lost World of Football: A is for Arsenal…

Kicking off a series of sneak peeks into Derek Hammond & Gary Silke’s new book ‘The Lost World of Football’ we begin (uncontroversially) * with… A. The LWOF gives you several ideas and opportunities for bringing back what we consider … Continue reading

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FA Cup Semi-Finals at Wembley… Just Wrong…

What other sport would undermine it’s own showpiece occasion in such a fashion..?Clearly and obviously the Liverpool v Everton FA Cup semi-final should have been played at Old Trafford instead of 80,000 Scousers having to head all the way down … Continue reading

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Rabbit’s Ears

Back in the Sixties and Seventies much emphasis was placed on the proper tying of shoelaces. It was regarded as an essential life skill and anyone not proficient in the practice would, sooner or later, suffer a terrible injury. No … Continue reading

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Bringing the Crowds Back to Subbuteo

Extract from ‘GOT, NOT GOT – The A-Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures & Pleasures.’ Out this week… “…….Although accessories such as the dugouts and the ambulance men, the TV tower with mini-Motty, the floodlights and VIP figures (including Queenie … Continue reading

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