Tag Archives: USSR

GNG Sexy Summer week features the Soccer International Girl…

Soccer International was a short-lived publication based in Herts that came out around the time of the Mexico 86 World Cup… It was probably a bit ahead of its time in trying to produce a 200 page lads-mag style for … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: When Denmark arrived fresh from the beach

Back in 1992, which is twenty years ago but we think of as ‘recent’, Denmark made a mockery of all that meticulous pre-tournament preparation… On May 31st, ten days before Euro 92 was due to kick off in Sweden, UEFA … Continue reading

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Fun at the Euros: Oleg Blochin our way

Blokes of a certain age will recall Oleg Blochin the free-scoring goal machine of Dynamo Kiev and the USSR (or CCCCP) who played in the 70s and 80s…  Tonight, now named Oleh Blokhin, he is the coach of Ukraine and potential … Continue reading

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Italia 90 – Flick to Kick meets Nessun Dorma

In the summer of 1990 Dave Moorhouse set himself the task of collecting the Subbuteo equivalent of every one of the 24 teams competing in Italia 90… Despite the cost involved he managed it too, over time he managed to bring home: Italy, … Continue reading

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