Tag Archives: Southampton

Your favourite shirts – ‘Shirt Tales’ competition result

We asked you to name your favourite ever football shirt to be in the hat for a grand prize of a copy of our latest book: ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories.’… This is what you chose – scroll down to … Continue reading

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Early 90s Admiral…

Many of you have fond memories of the original 1970s Admiral kits, but there was another wave of them in the early 1990s… In 1991-92 the revived Admiral brand kitted out Rangers, Southampton, Motherwell, Hearts, Wimbledon and Charlton… (click on … Continue reading

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FOCUS ON – The Life of a 1970’S Footballer Revealed

The latest in the Steve Mitchell series for the GOT, NOT GOT blog… These days the phenomenon that is social media has brought the private lives of superstar footballer’s right into the heart of our living rooms. One only needs … 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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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 3 Spar

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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The Great Mother’s Day Poster Find – No 1 Esso

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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Got, Not Got Football Card Quiz #1

Welcome to the first in a series of tantalising, brain-teasing football quizzes based around our never-ending supply of heartbreakingly beautiful cards and stickers from back in the day. Not to mention obscure but need-to-know facts that you’ll be able to … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Patrick Sportswear…

French company Patrick Sportswear produced a limited range of football kits through the 1980’s which seem to be fondly remembered by the fans of the handful of clubs they kitted out… Not much is known about them, other than the … 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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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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