Tag Archives: Liverpool

Got, Not Got in the Liverpool programme

Just because the Got, Not Got blokes have got a new book coming out on the subject of football programmes,* you might have thought their only link with official matchday magazines – or even progs – lay in rose-tinted memories … 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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What’s the best set of football cards… ever?

As anyone who’s got ‘Got, Not Got’ knows, it’s this Anglo World Cup / Learn The Game series from 1970. Why? Because of the ‘JFK Moment’-style memories they bring back, of training on the slopy driveway, following all these slightly … Continue reading

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Coffer ‘crested jerseys’… the last stand against branded kits

These shirts are from the Coffer Sports ’74/75 Catalogue’… Coffer were happily producing kits for all the leading clubs and ensuring that “recognised badges and designs” were being used. With Admiral and Umbro beginning to produce more visibly branded kits … Continue reading

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Favourite Shirts! Tell us yours and win ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’

We have a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ up for grabs in our new competition… All you have to do is email: garysilke@sky.com  and tell us what your all-time favourite football shirt is. You can (ahem) embroider your … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football. G is for… Gosh It’s Tosh!

Extract from the ‘Lost World of Football’ examining John Toshack’s contribution to the world of poetry… While many a recently retired footballer will now employ a fawning hack to transcribe his tales of squandering millions of pounds of our money … Continue reading

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The Lost World of Football: A is for Airfix…

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  Ever since 1955, when they released their 1/72 Spitfire model kit, Airfix had been satisfying little boys’ unquenchable thirst for recreating World War II. I had painted up a … Continue reading

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Double Diamonds Work Wonders – the Umbroset

One of the best Christmas or Birthday presents you could ever hope to receive… The boxed Umbroset consisting of a full kit of shirt, shorts and socks… Oh yes… If you haven’t got the first ‘Got, Not Got’ yet then … Continue reading

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A&BC Football Cards – Which Set Was Best?

A&BC Chewing Gum of Romford, Essex, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of big kids… Back in the 1950s, it was Douglas Coakley (the ‘C’ in the company name) who came up with the idea of packaging … Continue reading

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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 3 Spar

As is traditional, me Mam came over on Mother’s Day for Sunday dinner. As usual she got a bunch of flowers and a card, but on this occasion she also came bearing treasure… After a clear out of the darkest … Continue reading

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