...other interesting football items that I love!
So they get a page to themselves. They include painting kits, stickers, coins, posters and model footballers of a similar age to the main football games on the site.
Immerse yourself in this wonderful nostaglic stuff by visiting the Got, Not Got blog site.
Hobbies Handbook cut-outs
Mint sheet still bound into the Hobbies Handbook magazine. From the 1950s by Hobbies Ltd of Dereham. Ford, Wright, Ditchburn, Lofthouse, Froggatt, Bentley, Logie, Milburn.
Hobbies Ltd footballers printed sheet
From the 1950s by Hobbies Ltd of Dereham. Ford, Wright, Ditchburn, Lofthouse, Froggatt, Bentley, Logie, Milburn.
Footie Flickas Bernard Matthews
Bootiful giveaways from the King of turkeys. No idea if there was a game or pitch or just loose figures. Any help or info appreciated. Ten different figures found so far.
Wembley Trophy football
Here it is!!
The iconic orange Wembley Trophy football. Deflated and dirty but holding a childhood of memories. Love it.
1960 Mettoy Wembley football
Fabulous item. 1960 cup final Mettoy Wembley ball with facsimile autographs.
The Wembley Captain's Ball
A superb unused Wembley Captain's Ball in original net with header card and valve adapter in envelope.
Naturally deflated over time and also the netting is very brittle but what a memory!
Total Petrol gold football figures set
A set of eleven gold plastic football figures from the early 1970's given away with Total Petrol. The set is called 'Big League Stars of the 1970's'. The players featured are Banks, Hughes, Cooper, Mullery, Hollins, Ball, Astle, Bremner, Hurst, Dougan and Best.
Hartleys jam jar lids
A lovely set of twelve jam jar lids from the early 1970s. Do you remember these?
Click on the image to see the full set.
Brazil 1970 metal player discs
A fab set of metal discs showing the Brazil 1970 world cup squad. Part of a collectors booklet full of many sets of discs.
Burmah Football Trophies
A stunning set of metal stickers showing the main football trophies. Dated 1972 by Burmah petrol.
Lion famous trophies display
A 1960 giveaway by Lion comic. All the football trophies and the latest winners. Fabulous little display piece.
1970 World Cup country flags
A lovely little plastic display with 16 flags of the participating countries. Some damage as shown but a lovely item from Mexico.
Lovely set of fridge magnets 1996 Premiership teams. Club crest and home and away shirt for each team.
Footballer key chains
A lovely shop display full of plastic footballer key chains. Made in Hong Kong (of course) and stylishly sporting their iconic Spurs kits.
Britains Mini Set 1131
A lovely little boxed set of plastic Britain's figures, a small diorama set.
The figures would later reappear in the Gola System Soccer game. - find that game using the index page.
Pen top players
Probably my favourite all time football item. A complete set of pen top players in a shop display card. Magnificent item with a great set of classic kits.
Charbens Football Favourites painting set
A painting set from 1970 by Charbens containing 4 large footballer figures, paints, display base, balls and team number transfers plus a superb double sided team reference poster.
Esso Top Team player stamps
The ESSO petrol set of colour footballer discs is very well known. What is not well known is that the wrappers each contained players sticker stamps that could be collected on a sheet and used to enter a competition. This is a full set of stamps and entry form in great condition.
Mystery solved - Sugar Smacks cereal
Thanks to Nick at cerealoffers.com for providing the answer, these were given away in 1970 in Sugar Smacks cereal packets. Click for details.
Joe Mercer's Soccer Squad 1971
A petrol station giveaway by Cleveland. 16 player busts in display stand. I had an original hand painted shop display set once but sold it rather stupidly!
Soccer Stars shop display
This brings back great memories. Individual plastic footballers available in different kits - collect and swap in the playground all day long.
I also have a complete set of loose players for £45.
Shop display football stickers
Misty eyed nostalgia by the bucketload. Whose local shop had these gorgeous plastic badge sticker displays?
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1970 World Cup players
I am truly lost for words. How do you begin to describe such magnificent items?
Mobil Petrol football club badge cloth stickers
A complete set of Mobil stickers WITHOUT the poster wallchart.
My Team painting set
A moulded plastic set of football players in classic team group pose together with a display base.
The set comes with paints and a paintbrush plus a team colours poster. Shame they chose such a crap team to feature on the box.
Jag Soccer'68 poster
Oh my word what a beauty!
Superb poster showing all British and Irish club colours from 1968.
Super Star Strikers
Once Palitoy ended Striker production the figures were sold in pairs by Charbens as Super Star Strikers. Keep an eye out for these as some of the kits are quite rare.
Soccer Coach projector
Football coaching tips and skills presented through a slide projector - must be really good as Martin Chivers endorsed it.
Star Maker plaster moulding set
Two sets of three star players including moulds, plaster, paints and display boards with player picture cards.
Super Soccer Rotadraw
I am sure many people remember these sets. Large plastic wheels that you trace outlines through and magically a complete picture appears. Nice poster artwork in this set.
Patterson Blick Football rub down transfer book
Whilst Letraset were the well known rub down transfer specialists, Patterson Blick (who the F'ing hell are you?) also made a lovely instant rub down transfer book with wildly implausible poses!
ESSO Football Match promotion
A long forgotten ESSO promotion not up to their usual standard. Match the player and badge to win cash prizes.
Does anyone have Gordon Cowans or the actual poster you received for collecting the set?
Mexican stand off
This year's Mexican hairdo of the year award was a close run thing, but yet again Italo Estupinan came out on top for the perfect Fro.
Price is for a number of cards.
Statmill FA Cup wallchart
A magnificent poster magazine packed full of club badge stickers. Click on the image to read all about them.
Subbuteo Soccer Plotter
Nice bit of lateral thinking - 1979 league ladders using Subbuteo figure graphics. Beautiful design using these iconic images. Nice to see Divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 as it should be.
A basic set of plaster moulded tiles to make and paint!
Did you have this set, any photos of your finely crafted art?
Sutton United cigarette cards
Two collectors card sets with 24 famous people from Sutton United's history presented as old style cigarette cards, dates to 1988.
Wotsits 3D Whooshers
A set of 12 plastic Whoosher pog type flying discs from Wotsits. They have the scariest player portraits ever!