Guess the Mystery Object…

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Does anyone know what this fearful looking blighter is?

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And can you tell us what part it played in our game in the late 1980s?

These were associated with several clubs, but this one comes from one in particular, so extra points if you can name them.

One of the few things we don’t want to bring back…

The answer can be found in ‘The Lost World of Football’ which you can buy HERE and in Waterstones and WH Smiths. 

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Your favourite shirts – ‘Shirt Tales’ competition result

Via Got, Not Got. Their books are essential for any retro football fan.

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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 find the winner, picked out at random from the big blue and white ‘Got, Not Got’ bobble hat.

“My favourite kit has to be the one as featured on the cover of your new book, Ipswich’s 1984-86 shirt based on France’s Euro 84 shirt.  For some reason though, it didn’t make Gleghorn and Brennan play like Platini and Giresse…”
John O’Leary
“My fave shirt is Denmark’s 1986 away shirt by Hummel, the reason is that it started my addiction to football shirts, just a fantastic timeless design…”
Gavin Hope

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“Norwich City Asics Home 89-92…”
Andy Thomas
“Hull City home shirt about late 80s, amber with black and for the first…

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