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‘Shirt Tales and Short Stories’ now available on Amazon

The latest title in the ‘Got, Not Got’ series, on the subject of football kits, is now available on Amazon… Join us on a trip through the golden age of football strips, in the days before kits were routinely changed … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: C is for Changing to Yellow…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’ (which is ‘brilliant’… if you believe the first published review in Sport mag!) Nowadays, it appears that every football marketing mans’ erotic dream is an all-black second strip, perhaps … Continue reading

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A Whole Million Pound’s Worth of Talent…

We at GNG Towers quite like Andy Carroll. He’s a good old-fashioned  big brawny centre-forward, not afraid to stick his head in… but £35,000,000? Come on…! We must draw your attention once again to our Hornet ‘Bernard Briggs’ Album of … Continue reading

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Carry On Admiral!

For all those Admiral football kit fans out there… an extract from ‘Got, Not Got’ and a photo of the tatty old poster I sent away for… … “There was no school uniform at Huncote Primary School, so virtually every boy in … Continue reading

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Get Your CO-OP Football Plaque Token Here!

Here’s your first embossed football club plaque token to send off to the CO-OP… and only forty years too late… You only need two, plus 25 new pee and you can send off for your plaque.   Just pick from the oddly random … Continue reading

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The Football League Review, Something for Nothing

Run from the back bedroom of secretary Alan Hardaker’s Blackpool bungalow, the League was devoted to showing everyone what a big, happy family their 92-member club was… The Football League Review was a feelgood customer mag, given away free inside … 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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