Tag Archives: Middlesbrough

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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The Wonderful World of FKS – Sticker Poll

FKS Publishing produced many sets of well-loved sticker collections between the late 60s and early 80s, and we’d like you to vote for your favourite in our new poll… We don’t have the first (and now very expensive) ‘trial’ set … Continue reading

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The ‘Football History Map of England and Wales’… Putting Bideford on the Map

In the early 1970s John Bartholomew & Son produced the ‘Football History Map of England and Wales’ as part of their series of pictorial and historical maps… Created by John Carvosso, the stylised square kits and re-rendered club crests gave … 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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More Summer Special Images – Gary Lineker on Holiday

By popular demand we are continuing with our series of sun-baked summer images that give you an almost tangible whiff of the beach… not to mention the Kouros.. Today we go back to the summer of 1982 and we have … Continue reading

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Still More: Let’s do this season’s teamgroup in an interesting and unusual location!

Another dip into the seemingly bottomless well of go-getting commercial managers or adventurous photographers who said: “Hang on, let’s just try this…” I just love this one – Middlesbrough staging their 1977 Shoot! team group in a wedding reception with some of … Continue reading

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Surges, haircuts, proper tackles… The Big Match Revisited

Hurray! One of our very favourite programmes – The Big Match Revisited – is back on ITV4 on Saturday mornings… Featuring games from the 1982-83 season we haven’t been this excited on a Saturday morning since Sally James left TISWAS. … Continue reading

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