Tag Archives: West Ham

Bianca has her copy of ‘Got, Not Got: West Ham Utd’ – have you?!

Bianca Westwood can’t wait to read her copy of ‘Got, Not Got: West Ham United’… you could have one by the weekend too…  Order it from Amazon here.. Got, Not Got: The Lost World of West Ham United is an Aladdin’s … Continue reading

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The Admirable Admiral Annual

Paul Bowser recalls his memories of Admiral kits… I vividly remember the candy coated England kit from 1974 when Admiral first hit the streets.  I’m convinced I was the first to own one in rural Thirsk around that time, having nagged and … Continue reading

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A chilly Sunday lunchtime eBay trawl…

Pressing our nose against the time-warp glass of nostalgia once again… on a budget of seven shillings and sixpence… What do you get the FortySomething man who has everything… how about this old fashioned ‘bar scarf’ just like the one your … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Bukta…

We turn our attention to Bukta, an often overlooked kit manufacturer who seem to be quite popular with supporters of clubs that they have kitted out… Edward Buck & Sons was founded in 1879 and provided clothing for the military … Continue reading

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John Bond RIP – A&BC Planet Footballers, 1958

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The Quest for the Coolest Football Sticker Ever – Future Managers Special!

The grand Got, Not Got quest for the coolest football card/sticker of all time gets back into gear for the new season with four top-drawer entries featuring modern-day football managers looking weirdly somehow younger.  Thanks go out to Martin Fletcher @lucem_22 for Tweeting … 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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BAB: The Rarest, the Most Mysterious – and Hilarious – Football Stickers Ever

Continuing the grand GNG quest for the coolest football card ever, today we take a look at what are definitely among the rarest and most mysterious stickers produced in the Golden Age of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s… which just … Continue reading

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Charlie Buchan’s Football Monthly: golden memories… or a bit of a bore?

It all comes down to whether you’re in your 30s, 40s, 50s or ‘other’. Charlie Buchan’s was either the brightest, loveliest, most fascinating read of your football-deprived childhood – or the only bits worth reading are the accidentally hilarious small-ads… … Continue reading

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Unforgettable… that’s what you are…

Peppered throughout our retro-football tome ‘Got, Not Got’ are cards by Unforgettables in the old cigarette card style… Here are a few of our favourites, and you can now buy the Unforgettables prints on eBay, linked below… You don’t get … Continue reading

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