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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 21

Well, we’ve made it to 21 and we can almost taste the cranberry sauce…  Just a few days to go in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… This December 1983 … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 18

We can see Christmas Lights at the end of the tunnel now… Just eight days to go in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… Today we go back to December … Continue reading

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The Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 13

We are now over the halfway mark in the big December GOT NOT GOT challenge… one retro football post every day until Christmas Day… we can do it, especially with your help. Many thanks to both David Tossell and Neil … Continue reading

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Melchester Rovers World – Kit Parade

Another trip into the parallel world of Roy-Land… Having previously featured the FA Luna Premiership map and a portrait of Mel Park, we are now able to show you the kits that Melchester Rovers’ opposition wore. Thanks to Denis Hurley ‏@Denis_Hurley of … Continue reading

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Mel Park – Home of Melchester Rovers

I suppose that Melchester Rovers’ Mel Park, the first all-seater stadium in Britain – now qualifies as a ‘lost ground’… (click for larger image) After yesterday’s revelations, we now know that Melchester is in, or very near to, Chester. Sadly, … Continue reading

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The Premier League – in Melchester Rovers World

The Premier League as it might look in Roy World… This map of the ‘FA Luna Premiership’ clubs was produced in 1994 when when (we think) Roy of the Rovers Monthly was launched… (click on image for larger version) It’s … Continue reading

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The Peter Barnes Football Trainer

My mate Chris was the proud owner of a Peter Barnes Football Trainer back in 1978. He gave us a full demo up the recreation ground one Saturday morning, but we decided that the ball provided was too light for … Continue reading

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West Ham Boss in Case of Mistaken Identity…

Many thanks to Mark Allen who sent us this ‘Roy of the Rovers’ poster of Bolton Wanderers star errr… um… Mark and his workmates took the poster, which was the pride of their office wall, to Big Sam Allardyce to … Continue reading

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