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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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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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Even more photos of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish…

Another dip into the 1980s crappy snappy world of pre-digital photography… Join us once more on the bench outside Boots and share our disappoinment… aww. The City Ground, Nottingham Forest. Somewhere behind that big red fence, other people’s heads and … Continue reading

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More photos of 80s matches that are a bit rubbish…

More disappointment via the viewfinder of our happy snappy crappy 80s cameras… “It looked much better on the day…” The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Albion. I’m not even in the ground yet and I’m already snapping away.  Sadly, due to the … Continue reading

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Programme Collecting: Steve Earl’s Bargain Bundles

If, like us, you spent a lot of the 1970s putting self addressed envelopes into bigger envelopes and then into the post, you probably sent one to Steve Earl Football Programmes, Earsham Street, Bungay, Suffolk… Steve advertised in every issue … Continue reading

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The Quest for the Coolest Football Sticker Ever – Future Managers Special!

The grand Got, Not Got quest for the coolest football card/sticker of all time gets back into gear for the new season with four top-drawer entries featuring modern-day football managers looking weirdly somehow younger.  Thanks go out to Martin Fletcher @lucem_22 for Tweeting … Continue reading

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The old-school ‘action replay’ – bring back goal diagrams with arrows and dots!

Long before the age of Youtube or even the ubiquitous video recorder, there was no easy way to replay golden goals from the past – you just had to wait for them to be reshown on Football Focus, which could … Continue reading

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