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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

The story behind the programme....

The Len Cantello testimonial match at The Hawthorns on Tuesday 15th May 1979. For those
of us who watched the thought-provoking BBC 2 programme presented by Adrian Chiles
Whites v Blacks: How Football Changed a Nation
you might think that the match-day
programme would be dominated by an anti-racism theme and the justification behind the
makeup of the opposing teams. Not so. As you might expect with a testimonial the 12-page programme was all about Len Cantello who had started at The Hawthorns as an apprentice
in 1967 and by 1979 had made 298 League appearances for the club. Career notes,
playing stats and comments from football writers and players made up the normal
testimonial offering. No mention of Blacks v Whites although in his notes Len Cantello
does touch on the fact that it was obviously a sensitive subject: 'Tonight's main match is
one that has been applauded by many people and I do not intend to be drawn into the
political arena regarding the finer points. It has, and always has been, nothing more
than a football match and I am sure the fans will enjoy every moment.'
The All Blacks won 3-2 and 7,023 were present to see it.

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Coventry City pictured at their former Highfield Road ground in 1987. It was the year of
their greatest triumph, their 3-2 victory over Spurs in one of the better FA Cup Finals. They were denied a chance of playing in the European Cup Winners' Cup the following season because
English clubs were banned from Europe at the time and haven't got as far as even the semis
of the FA Cup since.

(left to right)
Back Row: Cyrille Regis, Steve Sedgley, Graham Rodger, Nick Pickering, Keith Houchen,
Trevor Peake, Dave Bennett;
Middle Row: Ian Painter, Brian Borrows, Jake Findlay, Brian Kilcline, Steve Ogrizovic, Dean Emerson, Lloyd McGrath;
Front Row: Paul Culpin, Greg Downs, John Sillett (manager), George Dalton (physio),
David Phillips, Michael Gynn.

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A picture of what was state-of-the-art pitch preparation back in 1958. No, not a system
to give an electric shock to the ref every time he got a decision wrong but the first undersoil heating system which was installed at Everton's Goodison Park ground in the summer of
1958 to combat the serious problem of frozen pitches causing abandonments and postponements. Around 20 miles of electric heating wires costing around £16,000 were
laid a few inches below the surface. Funnily enough it proved too successful - there was so
much melt-water that the drainage system couldn't cope and two years later the pitch had
to be dug up again to install an improved drainage system!

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West Ham captain Bobby Moore celebrating at Wembley following the Hammers
FA Cup final victory over Second Division Preston in 1964. I'm not quite sure if the hammer he is pictured with would get through the turnstiles at the London Stadium this season!

It was the first time that West Ham had won the FA Cup and was the first of three successful Wembley cup final wins for the England captain in three seasons. A year
later West Ham were back at Wembley for the European Cup Winners Cup against
TSV Munich while in 1966 it was that World Cup final victory over West Germany.
Great times.

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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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