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Ram, Hammer… when programmes used to have their own identity

The long and the short and the tall…  Football programmes used to come in all shapes and sizes, before everything had to conform to the norm… from the large newspaper format of Derby County’s ‘RAM’, to the pocket sized West … Continue reading

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Name the Competition and the Year…

Can you tell us the competition sponsors and the season from this kits graphic? Answers on a postcard (e-mail)… We are currently putting the finishing touches to ‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Manchester City’ and it will be … Continue reading

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New ‘Got, Not Got: Manchester City’ book announced in Backpass

The next edition of the ‘Got, Not Got’ club series has been revealed in this month’s BACKPASS magazine…  and it will feature Manchester City.   Amongst the usual retro-football-feast featuring the work of fellow nostalgia buffs like the Football Attic … Continue reading

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Bianca has her copy of ‘Got, Not Got: West Ham Utd’ – have you?!

Bianca Westwood can’t wait to read her copy of ‘Got, Not Got: West Ham United’… you could have one by the weekend too…  Order it from Amazon here.. Got, Not Got: The Lost World of West Ham United is an Aladdin’s … Continue reading

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‘Lost World of Football’ launches Saturday at the National Football Museum

If you are in the north west on Saturday come and join us at the National Football Museum in Manchester…  Derek Hammond and Gary Silke will be signing copies of their much-anticipated follow-up to ‘Got, Not Got’ as well as … Continue reading

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‘Lost World of Football’ authors on TalkSport – Audio Link

Derek Hammond & Gary Silke, authors of ‘The Lost World of Football’, appeared on the Hawksbee & Jacobs Show on TalkSport this afternoon…     You can hear the full interview here http://talksport.com/radio/listen-again/1384261200 (click on ‘14.30 to 15.00’ – 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Too small. They told me I was too small…

Small, yes. But hard. And really rather good. Our Gary’s micro Billy Bremner, I mean – a masterpiece of fiddly brushwork which seems to have taken on many of the characteristics of his great great great granddad, the real Billy. … 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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The Lost World of Football: C is for Charity Shield

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’ (which is ‘brilliant’… if you believe the first published review in Sport mag!) Since 1908 the Charity Shield had been treated like a mixed metaphor of dog’s dinner and … 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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