Tag Archives: Italy

GNG Sexy Summer week features the Soccer International Girl…

Soccer International was a short-lived publication based in Herts that came out around the time of the Mexico 86 World Cup… It was probably a bit ahead of its time in trying to produce a 200 page lads-mag style for … Continue reading

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Germany-Italy: Vital Clues Who’s Going to Win…

Who’s going to win out of Germany and Italy tonight? Unfortunately, we can’t do our usual in-depth analysis based on old Focus articles out of Shoot! in the 1970s, because German and Italian players were never featured. So we have to … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: Pressing Record

Thank goodness I no longer feel the need to record every bit of every game of every football tournament… There stands nine solid hours of Euro 88… England’s misery and Holland’s joy and everything inbetween. And how much of this … Continue reading

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England Squad Dial-a-Star freebie excitement…

We just can’t explain to you how excited we are about this news from Match Weekly… Next week there is a super free gift – a European Championship Fact Finder in the shape of a rosette. Get the low down … Continue reading

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So farewell then, Giorgio Chinaglia – and one more spin for that all-time sexiest footy 45…

So farewell then, Giorgio Chinaglia. There can’t have been many Italian World Cup football-sticker faces of the ’70s who were brought up in Wales, making their debut for Swansea Town in 1964. Still fewer who were not only a Lazio goalscoring legend but who … Continue reading

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Lego World Cup – Check out our new art installation at the Tate *

Expressing World Cup Finals in the form of Lego in our Art Installation at the Tate Gallery… * This isn’t actually true, we’d hate you to go down there and be disappointed. 1966… 1970… 1974… 1978… 1982… 1986… We can … Continue reading

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Italia 90 – Flick to Kick meets Nessun Dorma

In the summer of 1990 Dave Moorhouse set himself the task of collecting the Subbuteo equivalent of every one of the 24 teams competing in Italia 90… Despite the cost involved he managed it too, over time he managed to bring home: Italy, … Continue reading

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