Football People: Billy Bremner (8 articles)

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

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 nationalĀ sporting 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

A clever blend of entertainment and education – A brief guide to the F.A. Book for Boys

Posted: 12th March 2015

The F.A. Book for Boys was first published in 1948 and continued into the early 1980’s. The annual was one of a the major mouthpieces of the Football Association in…

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Category: Football Annuals

So who was Mr X? – A brief guide to GOAL football magazine

Posted: 17th July 2014

Although I didn’t realise it at the time, I was only weeks away from the puzzle of Mr X, as GOAL magazine landed on the door mat at the start…

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Category: Football Magazines

The longest running football annual in the world – A brief guide to the News of the World Football Annual

Posted: 3rd March 2014

It was the first football annual I owned. A Christmas gift from my parents in 1964. The News of the World and Empire News Football AnnualĀ for 1963/64 (see above). As…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: Athletic News Football Annual, Empire News and Sunday Chronicle Football Annual, Empire News Football Annual, Nationwide Football Annual, News of the World and Empire News Football Annual, News of the World Football Annual, Sunday Chronicle Football Annual, Sunday Empire News Football Annual, Umpire Football Annual

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