Archive for October, 2010

I shall be attending the Lincoln City Programme Fair which will be held at Sincil Bank this Sunday, 24 October from 11 until 2.00. I expect to have copies of issue 26 available for subscribers to take away and also to sell.


Malcolm Allison is often recalled as the cigar-smoking, fedora wearing manager who led Crystal Palace to the FA Cup semi-finals in 1975-76, but beneath the high profile media image he was a key figure in the coaching and management revolution that transformed English football between the early 1950s and the end of the 1960s. As […]


Issue 26

13Oct10

Issue 26 is now working with the printers. The planned contents include articles on the following subjects: Pele’s first game in England (at Hillsborough, October 1962), Cheerleader mascots in the period 1946 to the 1960s; Scottish Southern League statistics for 1941-42; Mary Bates – pioneering woman in football administration (by David Bull); the development of […]


This Sunday, 10 October, I shall be attending the Stoke City Supporters Club Programme Fair, which will take place at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent, starting at 10.30 am. In addition to various programme and memorabilia dealers there are usually several stalls selling badges at this fair.