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Football Programmes For Sale
Tens of thousands available, mostly under £1 each.
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Quizzes
Test your knowledge of football and sport generally.
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Football Facts & Figures
Almost everything you might want to know about
Premiership and Football League clubs
and the competitions they have played in



The Clubs
A season-by-season summary for each of the 136 clubs who have played in the
Premier & Football Leagues giving details of League record and round reached
in the F.A. Cup and League Cup.
Then click down to League tables and playing record for each season.

The Premier League and Football League
The champions of each division since the 1888/89 season, then click down to
League tables and seasons' results for each club.

The F.A. Cup
All the F.A. Cup Finals since 1871/72, then click down to results by season.

The League Cup
(includes Worthington Cup, Coca Cola Cup etc)
All the League Cup Finals since 1960/61, then click down to results by season.

European Club Competitions

League clubs results in Europe

Every result of Premiership/Football League clubs who have 
played in European competition on a club-by club, 
season-by-season basis


Champions League/European Cup
Europa League/UEFA Cup
European Cup Winners Cup
All the finals of the major European competitions since their formation, then click down
to results by season.

FIFA World Club Championships
European Super Cup

Miscellaneous

Community/Charity Shield
(results, venues, teams etc)

Football Writers' Association
  Footballer of the Year
PFA  Player of the Year
Premier League Manager of the Season
LMA Manager of the Year
France Football  European Footballer of the Year
FIFA Ballon d'Or  World Player of the Year
BBC  Sports Personality of the Year

Colemanballs
Some hilarious 'foot-in-mouth' football quotes.

Did You Know...
Football has a million and one stories and just as
many facts and figures.
Here are a few of them - the record-breaking, unusual and bizarre.

Football Day by Day
Football is a 365 day a year game.
A  reminder of some of the famous, record-breaking or bizarre things that have happened
Day by Day
over the years.

Front Page Pictures
 

Pubs and football grounds seem to go together very well, although not usually as a perch to
watch a match from! The Old Peacock Pub is next to the Elland Road home of Leeds United
and is pictured in 1972 - health and safety hadn't been invented then! Leeds were involved
in one of the closest finishes to a top flight season. Derby won the title finishing a point
ahead of Leeds (2nd), Liverpool and Manchester City (1971/72 League table & results).
This picture though was taken at an FA Cup 4th round replay with Liverpool which had kicked
off at 2.30 on a Wednesday afternoon in February. The reason? The miners were on strike
and in those days no coal meant no electricity and so floodlights couldn't be used. Not that the unusual timing did much to keep the fans away with the attendance of 45,821 - plus the
ones on the roof - being Elland Road's third best crowd of the season.

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Bolton Wanderers played their first match at the pictured Pikes Lane ground in 1880
but it was on September 8th 1888 that the ground won its place in football history.
On that day it was one of five grounds that hosted the first ever Football League
matches - Bolton lost 3-6 to Derby County in front of 5000 spectators.
The formation of the Football League. There was a grandstand along one side but the
most popular viewing point was from a hill next to one of the other touchlines on
which assembled up to 4000 fans. It wasn't the most popular of grounds
with poor facilities and a pitch which soon turned into a mud-bath but its end came
after the landlords upped the rent from £35 - a year! - in 1888 to £175 five years later.
Bolton played their last match at Pikes Lane in 1895 and then moved to Burnden Park.
The ground was sold for building - in those pre-Ikea and Tesco days just ordinary
houses were built on the site!

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Link - Previous Front Page Pictures

Please Note:
This site isn't complete. Given the rich history of football in this country alone it probably never will be!
My intention is to base this site on the Football League clubs and provide information t
hat is comprehensive, interesting and accurate. Already the site consists of over 3200  pages
and new pages are being added on a very regular basis so if the info you are after is not listed now it hopefully will be soon.

 

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