Tag: The Boys Book of Soccer (6 articles)

The first of its’ kind ever published and still the best – A brief guide to The Boys Book of Soccer

Posted: 21st October 2014

‘The first of its’ kind ever published and still the best’. Two strong claims in one sentence from the editorial team behind The Boys’ Book of Soccer in the┬ánotes on…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: boys football annuals, FA Book for Boys, The Boys Book of Soccer

The best plumber ever to have played football for England – RIP to Sir Tom Finney

Posted: 15th February 2014

England and Preston North End great Sir Tom Finney,┬ádied yesterday aged 91. The popular 1950’s football annual, The Big Book of Football Champions, showed Tom in one of its’ trademark…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Tags: Sunday Chronicle Football Annual, The Big Book of Football Champions, The Boys Book of Soccer

Happy birthday to the 2nd oldest football league in the world – The Northern League’s 125th anniversary exhibition is launched at the National Football Museum in Manchester

Posted: 24th January 2014

What a wonderful morning. I returned home from a thoroughly enjoyable visit to the National Football Museum in the heart of Manchester where I’d attended the opening ceremony for a…

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Category: Football - Editorial

Tags: boys football annuals, Carthusians Football, Durham Amateur Football Trust, Home of Football, National Football Museum, Northern League, The Boys Book of Soccer

Have we got enough half crowns? – The Mills family’s Pay-As-You-Go TV, England’s 1966 World Cup Final victory and the 1960’s boys’ football annuals

Posted: 22nd November 2013

The match is about to start, now have we got enough change? Comedian and lifelong Leyton Orient fan Bob Mills was talking on the radio this morning about how on…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: All Stars Football Book, Charles Buchan's Soccer Gift Book, FA Book for Boys, Roy of the Rovers Football Annual, The Boys Book of Soccer, The International Football Book, The Sportsview Book of Soccer

The perfect Christmas gift – A brief guide to football annuals – Part 3: The boys’ annuals

Posted: 18th November 2012

Perhaps this sub category of football annuals can be summed up well by what happened as I was searching for an item the other day. In the pile of books…

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Categories: Football, Football Annuals

Tags: Alan Ball's International Soccer Annual, All Stars Football Book, Bert Williams' All Star Football Book, Billy Wright's Book of Soccer, Bobby Charlton's Book of European Football, Charles Buchan's Soccer Gift Book, David Coleman's World of Football, Denis Law's Book of Soccer, Derek Dougan's Book of Soccer, Eagle Football Annual, Fenmore's Football Yearbook, Football Champions, Football Parade, Football Star Parade, George Best's Soccer Annual, Goal Annual, John Grieg's Book of Football, Kenneth Wolstenholme's Book of World Soccer, Raymond Glendinning's Book of Sport for Boys, Roy of the Rovers Football Annual, Score Annual, Shoot Annual, Soccer The International Way, Stanley Matthews Football Album, Stanley Matthews Football Review, Striker Annual, Sun Soccer Annual, The Big Book of Football Champions, The Book of Soccer edited by Bobby Moore, The Boys Book of Soccer, The F.A.Book for Boys, The International Football Book, The Scottish Football Book, The Sportsview Book of Soccer, The Topical Times Football Book, Tommy Lawton's All Star Football Book

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