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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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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 2 Admiral

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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The Wrong Kit… Part Two

Last week we highlighted the phenomenon of ‘borrowed kit’ when a club turns up to an away game with strip that clashes with their hosts… Apparently this is not a rare occurrence…! Daniel ‏@Luzhniki2008 and Football Shirt Geek ‏@FootyShirtGeek both told … Continue reading

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Astroturf – dig it up…

Plastic turf is right up there alongside a punch on the nose for wearing the wrong coloured scarf when it comes to disappeared football stuff we’re actually pleased to see the back of…. How I hated going up to Oldham, … 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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All the Answers…

Here are the answers to the team group quizzes as promised (and forgotten)… The Reds were Wrexham, Charlton Athletic, Nottingham Forest, Barnsley (Paul Pengilly and Chris Worrall got them). The Blues were: Chesterfield, Cardiff City, Bristol Rovers, Carlisle United, Rochdale, … Continue reading

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Adidas – 1984-85 Collection…

These Adidas kit graphics are from a 1984-85 MC Sports brochure… Adidas football kits arrived in the UK in the late seventies, so by the time this mid-eighties collection was launched they were on their third kit design for some … Continue reading

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