Tag Archives: Nottingham Forest

‘Shirt Tales and Short Stories’ now available on Amazon

The latest title in the ‘Got, Not Got’ series, on the subject of football kits, is now available on Amazon… Join us on a trip through the golden age of football strips, in the days before kits were routinely changed … Continue reading

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That Mitre ball with the red stripe…

These days we are used to balls tailored to individual clubs and the different seasons of the year, but this one caused a bit of a stir breaking down the barriers of plain white that we had been long used … Continue reading

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Can’t See the Wood for the Trees? Smashing Joke + Grand Badge Competition!

Posted these up the other day on our @GotNotGot Twitter feed under the heading of Forest Pants – and got a great response from Retep Retals (aka @retalsp), who said: “assume the marketing for these passed comment about wood, trees … 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: B is for BAB Stickers

Continuing our series of extracts from ‘The Lost World of Football’…  The BAB Souvenir Company was known for just two, instantly recognisable products: 1 – The football club crest sticker, often in hilarious lairy colours; 2 – The star-player sticker, … Continue reading

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A&BC Football Cards – Which Set Was Best?

A&BC Chewing Gum of Romford, Essex, holds a special place in the hearts of millions of big kids… Back in the 1950s, it was Douglas Coakley (the ‘C’ in the company name) who came up with the idea of packaging … Continue reading

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Poor old Harry…

Poor old Harry, not only has he got fly-away hair, he’s also lost his girlfriend… Janette seems to think that Cossack hairspray is the secret to immaculate male grooming and has binned him off for not using it. If it’s … Continue reading

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