Football People: Bobby Moore (21 articles)

The first annual covering world football – A brief guide to the International Football Book

Posted: 2nd June 2016

In 1959, Souvenir Press launched a new football annual. The International Football Book for Boys (the name would cut down to¬†International Football Book from the 2nd edition onwards)¬†took its place…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: Charles Buchan's Football Monthly, The International Football Book

Dale’s pocket issue leads the way – A brief guide to League Cup Final programmes

Posted: 12th April 2016

Rochdale are a club who have spent most of their history since 1900 in the lower divisions of the Football League. Whilst to their supporters, Dale’s programmes are as important…

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Category: Football Programmes

Tag: Football League Review

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

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

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

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