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Got Not Got bloke on Talksport’s Danny Kelly Show tonight

Anyone with a reason to avoid Match of the Day tonight might profitably consider tuning in to Talksport to hear Derek Hammond discussing vintage football-shirt nostalgiathon ‘Shirt tales & Short Stories’, today’s top footer events and tomorrow’s back pages. Given … Continue reading

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GOAL – “The World’s Greatest Soccer Weekly”

Modestly subtitled ‘The World’s Greatest Soccer Weekly’, Goal launched on 16 August 1968, with a right posh do at the Savoy with dolly birds and everything… Its distinctive covers, with a bright yellow title on a red background and circular … Continue reading

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Blown up out of all proportion… the Inflatables Craze

Manchester City kicked it all off with bananas in 1988… Norwich had Canaries… The club shops tried to get into the act… Stoke had Pink Panthers, West Ham had Hammers, and Grimsby had Harry the Haddock…what did your club have … Continue reading

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‘Got Not Got: The Lost World of Leicester City’ in the shops now!

‘Got Not Got: The Lost World of Leicester City’ by Derek Hammond and Gary Silke is now available in the shops and online…. Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Leicester City is an Aladdin’s cave of memories and memorabilia, … Continue reading

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Giz a Review!

If you have bought any of our books via Amazon then you qualify to write a review… So put your Barry Norman hat on and tell us what you thought. Here’s a good-un… By N. M. Richards on 9 Sep … Continue reading

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Listen to the ‘Shirt Tales’ interview on TalkSPORT

Gary and Derek, authors of retro-football kit book ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’, appeared on the Hawksbee & Jacobs show yesterday… We discussed football kits, Admiral, Leicester’s unlucky kit, 90s Baggy, the return of big shorts and Nico Claesen… Click … Continue reading

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‘What a Shot!’ – Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection

We love this review of our new book: ‘What a Shot!’ on Ian Plenderleith’s blog ‘Stay-At-Home Indie Pop’… Celebrating the Lost Art of Imperfection… Ian has nailed exactly what we had in mind when we put this collection of yours … Continue reading

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