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Admiral Ads… Part Two

Another look at the set of Admiral adverts that appeared in Shoot! magazine in late 1976, showcasing their new range of kits… Three more from the series adding to yesterday’s post… West Ham United: The Hammers first wore Admiral kit in the 1976 European … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 8 & 9…

The big December challenge is on… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… opening two windows today as Derek & Gary were out all yesterday doing super exciting ‘GOT, NOT GOT’ stuff…. Spare a thought for Leicester City … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 4

The challenge that we are already regretting continues … one Christmas themed post every day from now until Christmas Day… Matt Elliott poses as Father Christmas on the cover of this Leicester v Blackburn programme from December 1998… but why … Continue reading

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Badges and Sew On…

As a kid I used to spend ages studying this colour spread in one of my Topical Times Football Annuals…   (click image for larger version) There are some familiar versions of modern-day badges (West Ham, Villa, Everton, West Brom), … Continue reading

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Even more photos of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish…

Another dip into the 1980s crappy snappy world of pre-digital photography… Join us once more on the bench outside Boots and share our disappoinment… aww. The City Ground, Nottingham Forest. Somewhere behind that big red fence, other people’s heads and … Continue reading

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Your photos of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish…

Have you got any photos that you took of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish? We have… quite a few. In these giddy days of digital photography you can have a quick check, see if they are rubbish, and … Continue reading

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Bukta – Your Feedback…

We thought Bukta had a good reputation among the nation’s football fans and we were right… Edward Buck & Sons was founded in 1879, and produced clothing for soldiers in the Boer and Great Wars… they also kitted out the … Continue reading

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Sunny Saturday morning eBay Trawl…

All the stuff you couldn’t afford when you were a kid… and still can’t…. ‘Got, Not Got’ presses its nose against the window of time and leaves a little mark…… What better way to end your Subbuteo FA Cup Final … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bukta…

We turn our attention to Bukta, an often overlooked kit manufacturer who seem to be quite popular with supporters of clubs that they have kitted out… Edward Buck & Sons was founded in 1879 and provided clothing for the military … Continue reading

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Being allowed to stay up for Match of the Day

These days I probably miss Match of the Day more often than I catch it… But there was a time when it was a precious rarity and privilege. The combination of factors had to be there. I had to have … Continue reading

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