Tag Archives: Portsmouth

Your favourite programmes…

No, not ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Game of Thrones’…. them things you buy before the football.  Or, in my case, used to. They just take up too much shelf space these days, each one perfectly bound like a small book. A … Continue reading

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Rubbish Photos on Tour – Brighton & HA – 1988-89 Part Two

Brighton fan and Twittererer Julian Simpson@Julian1970 continues his tour of  Barclays League Division Two in 88-89 and 89-90…  Please send us your Rubbish Snaps taken at 80s games… we can’t tell you how much we love them. Watford, Vicarage Road. Watford … 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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Wahey! It’s that time of year…

In fourth place of the most eagerly anticipated days of the year, behind Christmas and Birthday and FA Cup Final day… But definitely above Bonfire Night, Easter and England v Scotland… is ‘Start of the Season Day’… when the traditional … Continue reading

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‘Got, Not Got’ – Judging a Book by its Cover…

Designing the cover of ‘Got, Not Got’ was a lengthy and involved process that took weeks… It was a difficult balancing act, see who the winners and losers were… from our original design to the completed project… Many thanks to … Continue reading

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Le Coq Sportif – makers of fine football kits…

I don’t know if it is just me but I think French firm Le Coq Sportif made some of the finest looking football strips ever… This section of an MC Sports leaflet from 1984-85 proves it – from Spurs shadow … Continue reading

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Airfix Footballers: you try painting Adidas stripes on someone 2 inches tall…

Here is a selection of some of Gary’s handpainted Airfix figures some of which were featured in ‘Got, Not Got’… If you want to see your team featured next time then e-mail: garysilke@sky.com and ask nicely… Arsenal Birmingham City Burnley … Continue reading

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Rangers: How did it come to this?

These are tough times we are living in, and football, outside the financially insulated world of the Premier League, is reflecting this perfectly…   * Portsmouth, FA Cup winners in 2008, may not see out the season, having entered administration for … Continue reading

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Be Amazed by ‘Got, Not Got’…

Join the growing number of people who have been amazed by the bulging content of our A to Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures and Pleasures… BBC Radio WM’s Adrian Goldberg… Brighton fans going up to Liverpool… Big Roger the … Continue reading

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GOT, NOT GOT – In Demand…

‘GOT, NOT GOT’ appears in the Mail on Sunday’s ‘In Demand’ section today… their essential must-have, must-see, must-do guide. Vodka, Paul Simon, Ice Cream, Emma Stone and Got, Not Got…. there’s your ideal Sunday right there… ‘Got, Not Got’ features: Aberdeen, Arsenal, Aston Villa, … Continue reading

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