Tag Archives: Sunderland

Favourite Shirts! Tell us yours and win ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’

We have a copy of ‘Shirt Tales & Short Stories’ up for grabs in our new competition… All you have to do is email: garysilke@sky.com  and tell us what your all-time favourite football shirt is. You can (ahem) embroider your … 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 Got, Not Got Advent Calendar – Day 1

Here is our challenge to ourselves (that we will probably regret by around the 12th December)… one Christmas themed post every day from now until Christmas Day…   Opening the first little door, we kick off with Sunderland… Frightening children … Continue reading

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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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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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Hurray for the Punful Programme Ad!

In these days of slick and clever marketing campaigns it seems that there is no room left for the simple pun in today’s football programme advert…  Here are some of our favourites from decades that have slipped by… Sunderland – … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: 1967 European Club Colour Sticker Set – Every One Completely Wrong!

A big thumbs-up to the Danish Dandy sticker company, who in 1967 somehow managed to produce a set of pan-European club colours stickers and get every one wrong. First the Dandy snappers assembled a large gaggle of all their mates on a … Continue reading

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