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1970s board game complete with talking dice module!

Family Challenge 12th different team box

Watford FC recently added to the collection

The Final Whistle

A 1983 small run prototype game with thousands of pieces!

Merehall Soccer Stars collectable football figures

An early 1970s shop retail display with assorted kits and a number of what appear to be genuine autographs. Click the image to see more.

Tom Smith Soccer Crackers box game

A 1980s game printed onto a Christmas crackers box

Super Striker players sold by Charbens

An unusual set of loose Striker players sold by Charbens after Pailtoy ceased trading in the 1980s. 

Minisocca by Tru-Life Games

A large 1950s wooden football game, possibly a prototype.


Dekker Magnetic Football

Another of the classic 1950s magnetic football games.

Sint Sixtus Abbey beer crate game

The 400th game added to the site is a real one off folk art piece.

Cup Final 1930s

The ninth game in my collection called Cup Final!

Not really a football simulation but with great graphics.

Shoot with 1946/7 individual teams

Wow, a 1940s Shoot game with individual home made numbered counters and envelopes for every division one team - stunning!

Stiga Football

Forgotten in my loft for five years and now added to the site!

A new version of Soccerstrat added

I now have a second, later edition of Soccerstrat with ready made box stadium and proper goalkeeper figures.

Le Penalty

1960s French board game, a huge thank you to Pascal Carcy for providing the rules.

The Great International Football Game

A mystery as I only have the gameboard, any help appreciated.

Spain Euro2000 coin set

At last another football coin set emerges!

Spot-On Soccer

A 1970s monster of a game based on snooker. Thanks to Paul Wood for providing me with a complete game after I'd been looking for many years.


An iconic early game dating to 1908 with lead players, would you have the instructions for this game?

Gamester Soccer Game WC78

Very nice large printed paper game from the 1978 world cup featuring Scotland's group.

Cleveland Joe Mercer GB Soccer Squad

A completely unused original set of name stickers for the black display plinth, lovely!

Mexico 70 world cup datakit

A fabulous pack of literature, posters and information produced by IPC for the 1970 world cup. 


The very first table football game? Was this issued before or after Footo-Ballo above?

Swindon v Tottenham TAF Premier League game

A real oddity. They produced many famous derby game sets, plus weirdly Swindon v Spurs. Possibly the Glenn Hoddle derby?

Brian Clough's Football Fortunes

The classic computer and board game recently reissued by a group of enthusiasts. I have the original 1985 BBC disk, Archimedes and Spectrum 48/128K versions, mint and unused.

Soccerstrat - That's my game says Bobby Moore!

Very obscure 1970s grid pitch and figures game endorsed by Bobby Moore. What are the chances of anyone having the card floodlight pylons to complete my set?

Celebrating home made team names and kits

In a recently purchased game of Cup Football by Bryplay was a fabulous set of home made cup draw cards.

Footie Flickas (Bernard Matthews)

An unusual set of 12 footballers that flick balls!


Swegame Real Soccer

A technically brilliant high quality magnetic football game from Sweden

1969 Texaco Famous Footballers

The complete coin set in display case - the first of the petrol coin collectable sets.

Tiddley Football Game 'Victory'

A lovely 1930s game with wooden goals and lead figures

Kelloggs Mini-football mail away game

A cereal promotion mail away game from 1967

After more than ten years searching i've got Flik-Shot!

A massive thank you to 'Ron' for providing me with a couple of copies of this game - something I've been looking for for almost twenty years.

Table Wembley

Interesting old game, looks to be 1950s and similar to Tipp Kick and Hipp Hipp Hurra.

Pola600 Star Cup

Huge game from 1970s Scandinavia, Great six-a-side action

BAB Products 1971 football poster

Using the ropey illustrations that BAB were famous for on their football stickers

Cup-Tie by GEmodels

A classic 1950s grid pitch and figures game, beautiful design. This game seems to have many varieties over the years.

1970s Pen toppers

Continuing the theme here is a great set of 1970s pen toppers


1967 1st division football kits on vinyl figures

Look like pen toppers but no holes! Lovely set of 15 players.

The Wembley Superstar Kenny Dalglish ball

A cracking boxed football from 1978 with original adapter.


Cracking game based on darts, old, interesting and also contains a rubbish rugby variant game too!

Johnny Hotshot

The classic footballing superhero!

Hobbies Ltd printed sheet of 1950s footballers

Sometimes it is the simple things that please, a printed sheet intended to be used as a pattern to cut out around on plywood sheets using hand tools. Magical. Complete original magazine with unused insert also available.

Socca-Ball by Chad Valley 1933

Large wooden game that was the forerunner of the famous Ideal Crossfire shooting game, great design.

Shoot-a-goal mechanical football game

Superb 1950s metal cast toy with spring loaded shooting action.

Peru 1970 world cup board game

Cracking board game with great team group.

Premier Fridge Magnets 1996

A cracking set of collectable magnets from 1996 complete and stunning.

Skillball (George Best)

Gambling game made in Ireland in the 1970s

Total Petrol Big League Stars of the 1970s figures and stand

After thirty years of searching I finally find the display stand, happy days!

Mortonson's World Cup Soccer Game

Lovely game full of team cards, draw sheets and dice enabling you to conduct a full world cup - Uraguay and Columbia made it to the final of the world cup of spelling!


A stunningly original game with wooden players, looks homemade but was produced for retail sale.

Hipp Hipp Hurra

Very similar to Tipp Kick but made to a very high standard in wood.

Seamor Club Football table soccer game

What a find, this magnificent old game is beautifully made and there is absolutely no mention of it to be found anywhere online - do you know anything about it?

Reinhard Libuda - What's special about this coin?

This coin is one issued as part of the 1969 Traum Elf set by Shell in Germany.

France98 world cup medallion collection

A superb collectable set of medallions, 36 in total with collectors folder. Includes the impossible to find 'France Winners' medallion.

Football Speculator 1937 board game

Super old board game unashamedly copied from Monopoly. Great teams, great game board. Do you have the rulesheet?

Kaufring Supermarkets set of 1974 German world cup country coins

Full set in folder plus a loose set of coins issued in Germany for the 1974 world cup.

Brazil 1970 World Cup set of metal player collectable coins/medals

A magnificent collectors book full of various sets of metal discs including the 1970 world cup team, Brazilian football team badges, cars, rockets, famous people, roadsigns and many more

Spinner Winner

Nice tinplate spinning game from Mettoy, lovely large game.

Kika Goal! (rolled pitch version)

A second version of the Kika Goal game, this one has an ingenious rolled pitch design.

Supremos 1967

A very rare board game by Daneham Cottage Products, full of colour and nice designs offering the usual mix of money, incident cards, player cards and dice. Well worth a look. Now in stock!


Peter Barnes Foldaway football game

A newly aquired little gem of a game that I had not heard of before. Great to play, nicely designed and complete with spinner!

 Mini-Soccer early football board game desperately wanted!

Top price paid for this superb 1950s football game with large cloth pitch.

 Football coin and medallions collections

 Over 60 different sets of collectable football coin sets now listed. Also includes similar collectable sets that are not coins.


A cross between football and chess apparently. An old Swiss made board game.

 Mystery tin football figures

Two teams of eleven small tin footballers, do you recognise them?

The International Football Game (1929)

A cross between football and billiards - take a look!

Finger Football

This 'Junior Model' is over four feet in length!!

Socrates by Newfooty

I am delighted to now have three different Socrates magnetic football sets detailed on this site.

Click on the image to go to all three versions of this game.

Penny Soccer (restored)

A delightfully simple metal and wood game - roll the old pennies down the shoot and add up the score of the targets you knock down.

Johnny Hot Shot painted figures

Just take a look at this superb outdoor game version of Johnny Hot Shot including wonderfully painted figures. Thank you to Paul from Liverpool for sharing his wonderful creations.

Simple Soccer

A recent game from 2010 that shows just what can be achieved with some design skills and a colour printer. Fabulous looking game with dozens of colour team sheets.

Stanmath, what a game!

Fabulous 1950s football game that combines Subbuteo and Tidleywinks on a baize pitch. Endorsed by Sir Stanley of course. Great game, crap name!

Soccerette Junior

The 'starter set' for the long running Soccerette series of magnetic football games. This set has a major flaw in that the pitch was made of cardboard which warps over time.


A wooden magnetic game from Czechoslovakia. Extremely original and lovely figures!


Highly original 1950s game by Spears that promises a lot but delivers figures that are impossible to play with!

Kika Goal

Interesting 1950s forerunner to the Striker series of games. Superbly designed box and with keepers whose handles are a mechanical marvel!

The Bandai mechanical kicking footballer

Huge and rather splendid mechanical kicking footballer by Bandai. Come and take a look by clicking on the photo.

Incredibly rare Newrugger game made by Newfooty

What am I doing including an egg chasing game on this footballing temple? Newrugger was a short lived game made by Newfooty and comes on a double sided pitch with 'Socrates' on the other side. Click the image to find out more.

Fabulous 1960's footballer key chains shop display

Take a look at the 'Not games but....' section for more football nostalgia

Soccerama original prototype of the game

We all played this as kids but this is the original pre-production prototype of the game - complete with pen top counters!

Foot-It football target shooting game

Lovely 1920's game with kicking figure and a nice target board to aim at. Look out for the mystery hand!

Floodlit Football bagatelle (Kay)

The top of the range battery operated version of Kay's classic bagatelle game. This version is totally unused and sealed.

FKS Soccer Stars trump cards - set 2!

Iconic trump card set from FKS from 1977 or 78. Set 1 had individual players but this one, set 2, had lovely team group photos of Europe's greatest club sides, plus a few token local teams such as Bristol City, Cardiff and Arsenal.

Top Soccer

An unusual game created to showcase the classic pen top figures from the 1970s. Eight a side and incredibly rare. It's my ball and I'm going home if you don't let me win!!

Europa Cup

A large format wooden stadium with moulded plastic players that revolve on spindles. Possibly Italian, any information on this game would be most welcome.

A celebration of homemade table football leagues

Admire the all conquering Jesmond Rovers 1951 squad and their legendary 10-3 win over the mighty Preston. W McGow scored six of the goals (the big goalhanger!)

Do you have any old notebooks full of imaginery leagues and teams?


   English Cup Football at Home    Der Kaiser       Mystery game

Mini Soccer

Steve Goalgetter

    Cup Final Big League kits Homemade leagues


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