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Programmes by Helicopter

Our new book ‘Fully Programmed celebrates our love affair with football programmes, and this story illustrates just how important they were… There is something about the British. They like to keep records and tick off lists. Whether it be football … Continue reading

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Copycat, copycat, sitting on the doormat…

During our extensive months of research for new title – ‘Fully Programmed’ we couldn’t help noticing that some matchday programmes bore a remarkable likeness to those that had gone before… Homage…. recycling…. nicking… whatever you want to call it here … Continue reading

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Fully Programmed and ready to go…

That was hard work, but fun. Got, Not Got’s latest title ‘Fully Programmed’ is complete and off to the printers… We have seen a lot of programmes in the last few weeks. We have papercuts and staple-holes, and have suffered … Continue reading

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Long Hot Summer…

How did you used to fill the hours in those long, football-free summers we used to have?  My family were creatures of habit when it came to our summer holidays. The first two weeks of August in a caravan in … Continue reading

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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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