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Football’s all-rounder and innovator has his say – A brief guide to Jimmy Hill’s Football Weekly magazine

Posted: 26th August 2015

On October 27th, 1967 a new football magazine, Jimmy Hill’s Football Weekly, hit the UK’s news stands. The front cover announced that this was the ‘First issue of the great…

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Category: Football Magazines

Tag: Jimmy Hill's Football Weekly

Another great day at the cricket – Essex and Surrey deliver a wonderful day of county cricket as I return to Castle Park, Colchester

Posted: 10th August 2015

The middle and off stumps flew out of the ground, one a split second after the other. We were going to win, weren’t we? A short while later it was…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

An attractively produced momento – A brief guide to the F.A. Year Book

Posted: 6th July 2015

‘An attractively produced momento’. That was how the role of the very first F.A. Year Book was described in the preface to the 1948/49 edition (see above). Looking back at…

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Category: Football Annuals

An era quietly vanishing – A review of the 2015 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Posted: 6th May 2015

He’s got it just right. That was my spontaneous feeling when I read a phrase in the preface to the new Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack for 2015 written by editor Lawrence…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: Playfair Cricket Monthly, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

A full and regular account of the Football Association’s activities and policy – A brief guide to the official magazines of the F.A.

Posted: 23rd April 2015

‘A full and regular account of the Football Association’s activities and policy’. Sounds a bit formal, doesn’t it? Then again, these are the words of a national┬ásporting association, the F.A.,…

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Category: Football Magazines

Tags: F.A. Bulletin, F.A. News, F.A. Today, Football Association, Football Association News, Football News, Football Today, Rothmans Football Yearbook

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