Tag Archives: Nottingham Forest

Badges and Sew On…

As a kid I used to spend ages studying this colour spread in one of my Topical Times Football Annuals…   (click image for larger version) There are some familiar versions of modern-day badges (West Ham, Villa, Everton, West Brom), … 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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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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Umbro 1992-93 Collection…. Part Four

More diamond encrusted Umbro strips from the dawn of the Premier League… Along with the retro lace-up collar designs that clubs like Villa and Sheffield United wore, there was a tandem retro design that saw a very distinctive collar design… … 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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Yet More Airfix Footballers…

Here is another selection of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… Coventry City Derby County Dundee United Everton Huddersfield Town Ipswich Town Leicester City Luton Town Manchester United Nottingham Forest Stoke City Tottenham Hotspur … Continue reading

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Unforgettable… that’s what you are…

Peppered throughout our retro-football tome ‘Got, Not Got’ are cards by Unforgettables in the old cigarette card style… Here are a few of our favourites, and you can now buy the Unforgettables prints on eBay, linked below… You don’t get … Continue reading

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If GNG did Cup semi-finals – neutral grounds, romance and vintage tickets alert!

“Wembley for hire… should the semis return to neutral grounds?” That was the question we tweeted at the weekend on the back of our ‘FA Cup Semi-Finals at Wembley – Just Wrong’ story, causing a flurry of activity among fans brassed off with the trampling … Continue reading

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A Whole Million Pound’s Worth of Talent…

We at GNG Towers quite like Andy Carroll. He’s a good old-fashioned  big brawny centre-forward, not afraid to stick his head in… but £35,000,000? Come on…! We must draw your attention once again to our Hornet ‘Bernard Briggs’ Album of … Continue reading

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The Outrageous Optimism of August – Express Soccer Special 77

Leicester City’s season died on Wednesday night at Blackpool, like a frostbitten mouse in a drainpipe.  Can it really only be eight months ago that we played Real Madrid in a full-to-the-brim, sun-drenched King Power Stadium with our shiny new … Continue reading

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