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‘Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Newcastle United’ for a perfect Geordie Christmas

What to get the Newcastle fan in your life, who has everything, for Christmas…? There you go… problem solved. Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Newcastle United is an Aladdin’s cave of memories and memorabilia, guaranteed to whisk you … Continue reading

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Got, Not Got Newcastle United: First Peek Inside…

Opening up the new Got, Not Got: The Lost World of Newcastle United at random – as a bit of a taster, man lad pet – we hit upon three spreads studded with exotic stars of the 80s, classic Tynebeat … Continue reading

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Which sticker are you still missing?

Here’s mine… Stewart Barrowclough from FKS’s Wonderful World of Soccer Stars 1973-74… Still absent, an empty frame underlining my failure after 41 years… All that playground swapping time and I never manage to complete the task. The shame… Which sticker … Continue reading

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It’s almost as if you’re there: stadiums in miniature and from the air

It’s almost as if you’re there, at St James’ Park back in the early 80s. Provided you were a passing Magpie, that is. This custom-built mini ground comes courtesy of Gavin Haigh, the Toon supercollector who’s been helping us out … Continue reading

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Your favourite shirts – ‘Shirt Tales’ competition result

We asked you to name your favourite ever football shirt to be in the hat for a grand prize of a copy of our latest book: ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories.’… This is what you chose – scroll down to … Continue reading

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Buy your personalised signed copy of ‘What a Shot!’ now!

We have a limited number of signed copies of our new photo book ‘What a Shot!’ that you can buy directly from us with a simple Paypal payment… Ahhh… faded Polaroids of crumbling grounds, distant players toiling in mud and … 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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Duncan McKenzie’s Leap of Faith

The latest in Steve Mitchell’s series of blogs for ‘Got, Not Got’…. During the 1970’s the UK witnessed some great escapades of daring do. In 1975, legendary stuntman Evel Knievel put himself closer to god in a failed attempt to … Continue reading

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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 1 Esso

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 Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 20

Well, we’ve made it to 20… Just a few days to go in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… Today we have a competition…. can you name the mystery Santa … Continue reading

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