Friday, 3 January 2014

England v Scotland - Football Association Centenary Year 1963

Classic English football programmes: England play Scotland at Wembley during the Football Associations's centenary year. Scotland won this game 2-1 in front off just under 99000.

Thursday, 2 January 2014

Hereford United v Manchester City - Herefordshire Senior Cup Final 1980

Classic English football programmes: The Herefordshire Senior Cup was an invitational competition with various clubs being invited to take on Hereford Utd for a chance to win the cup and to provide funds for the Herefordshire FA.

Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Sheffield United v Arsenal - FA Cup 1978

Classic English football programmes: This is the actual programme from the very first football match I went to as a ten year old boy. Read about my recollections of that day at the link below.

Tuesday, 31 December 2013

England v France - European Nations Cup 1962

Classic English football programmes: 3rd Oct 1962. European Nations Cup Qualifying Stage 1st Round 1st Leg. Played at Hillsborough, Sheffield. 1-1 draw. Att: 35380.

Monday, 30 December 2013

FA Vase Final 1977 - Billericay Town v Sheffield FC

Classic English football programmes: FA Vase Final of 1977 featuring the holders Billericay Town v Sheffield FC. The game finished 1-1 and so went to a replay played at The City Ground, home to Nottingham Forest. Billericay retained the trophy with a 2-1 win.

Sunday, 29 December 2013

Southampton v South Africa XI 1958

Classic English football programmes: Lovely Southampton FC programme from the late fifties. This is for the game against a touring South African XI that ended in a 2-2 draw.

Saturday, 28 December 2013

Blackburn Rovers v Nancy - Anglo-Franco-Scottish Friendship Cup 1961

Classic English football programmes: Gorgeous Blackburn Rovers match programme. This is a for a 1961 game against French team Nancy in the wonderfully obscure Anglo-Franco-Scottish Friendship Cup. Rovers won 3-1.

Friday, 27 December 2013

Sheffield Wednesday v Torpedo Moscow 1959

Classic English football programmes: 23rd November 1959. Sheffield Wednesday played a number of floodlight friendlies during the fifties and sixties. This striking design was used on occasion as the front cover for match programmes. Wednesday won this game 3-1 which was watched by a crowd of over 35000.

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Hallam FC v Sheffield FC - Northern Counties East League 2006

Hallam FC v Sheffield FC - Northern Counties East League Premier Division 2006 by footysphere
Hallam FC v Sheffield FC - Northern Counties East League Premier Division 2006, a photo by footysphere on Flickr.

Classic English football programmes: Boxing Day 2006. The Sheffield Derby, the oldest derby game in the World. Played at Sandygate, the oldest football ground in the World. Hallam 1-3 Sheffield Att: 350. Not to be confused with the Steel City Derby which is contested between United and Wednesday.

Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Crystal Palace v Real Madrid 1962

Classic English football programmes: 18th April 1962 Real Madrid make their first appearance in London by turning out at Selhurst Park to play Crystal Palace in a special game to inaugurate the new floodlights. The Spaniards won 4-3.