Thursday, 31 March 2016

AVA Americana Football Special '79 John Robertson

AVA Americana Football Special '79 sticker #253 John Robertson, covering the 1978/79 season.

Classic Football Stars Calvin Palmer

Paramint Cards Classic Football Stars 1st Series card #10 Calvin Palmer, published in 2015.


Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Manil Edições Euro Cup 96 City Ground Nottingham

Euro Cup 96 card #67 City Ground Nottingham, published by Manil Edições Lda of Portugal. This is part of a collection of 72 calendar cards.

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Cope's Clips Noted Footballers John Derrick

Cope Bros 'Clips' Cigarettes Noted Footballers card #41 Derrick, published in 1910.

Miracle Men Postcard Collection Brian Clough

Nottingham Forest Miracle Men Postcard Collection card #1 Brian Clough. A set of 24 postcards designed and published by Stephen Gulbis under The Football Artist name in 2016, and inspired by Jonny Owen's superb Miracle Men film documenting Forest's back-to-back European Cup successes. The cards come in a neat presentation box (also pictured).



Monday, 28 March 2016

Orbis Sticker Collection Bob McKinlay

Orbis Sticker Collection sticker #RB30 Bob McKinlay, published during the 1990/91 season. Unusually Orbis opted to arrange the collection by position rather than club, hence the prefix. Once pleasant variation from the norm was the inclusion of club record breakers, resulting in McKinlay's inclusion thanks to his 685 appearances for Forest between October 1951 and November 1969.

A&BC Footballer 'Orange' Colin Hall

A&BC Footballer 'Orange Back' card #27 Colin Hall, published during the 1970/71 season. A brief player biography is on the reverse.


Saturday, 26 March 2016

Daily Mirror Stick With Soccer Steve Sutton

Daily Mirror Stick With Soccer unnumbered sticker Steve Sutton, published in 1986. Stickers could be found either with or without a player profile on the reverse.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

John Player & Sons Footballers 1928-29 William Thompson

John Player & Sons Footballers 1928-29 2nd Series card #72 WP Thompson. A player biography is featured on the reverse.


Wednesday, 23 March 2016

FKS The Wonderful World Of Soccer Stars Gala Collection Liam O'Kane

FKS The Wonderful World Of Soccer Stars Gala Collection sticker #237 Liam O'Kane, published during the 1970/71 season.

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Marshall Cavendish Book of Football Top Teams Paul Richardson

Marshall Cavendish Book of Football Top Teams card #210 Paul Richardson, published over 75 weeks during 1971 and 1972.

Monday, 21 March 2016

Geo Bassett & Co Football 1989 Des Walker

Geo Bassett & Co Football card #7 Des Walker, published in 1989 for the 1989/90 season. A player biography features on the reverse.


Saturday, 19 March 2016

Adventure Famous Club Colours & Players Jack Armstrong

Adventure Famous Club Colours & Players J. Armstrong published by DC Thomson. The card was given away with Adventure magazine on 24 March 1923.

Friday, 18 March 2016

Editions Rencontre Jalkapalloilu Kenny Burns

Editions Rencontre/Oy Concert Hall Jalkapalloilu card #66-1568 Kenny Burns, published in 1979. Also known as the Sportscaster collection, this was a massive series of sports themed cards published in variety of countries. This version is from Finland, with all details in Finnish rather than English. Jalkapalloilu is Finnish for football.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

FKS Soccer 82 Match Action Ian Wallace

FKS Soccer 82 stickers #220/221 Match Action Ian Wallace, published during the 1981/82 season. The action's description reads: "Ian Wallace (Forest) moving in to challenge Brian Roberts (Coventry) during an exciting away fixture at Highfield Road." The picture is almost certainly from a 1-1 draw played on 29 November 1980, Wallace scoring Forest's goal against his former club in front of a crowd of 16,575.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Bucktrout & Co Football Teams Notts Forest

Bucktrout & Co Football Teams card #4 Notts Forest, published by the Jersey-based cigarette manufacturer in 1924.


Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Panini Football 84 Paul Hart

Panini Football 84 sticker #189 Paul Hart, published for the 1983/84 season. A player biography is featured on the reverse.


Monday, 14 March 2016

Barratt & Co Famous Footballers Series A13 Frank Wignall

Barratt & Co Famous Footballers Series A13 card #5 Frank Wignall, published during the 1965/66 season. A player profile is on the card's reverse.


Sunday, 13 March 2016

Chix Famous Footballers Stewart Imlach

Chix Confectionery Ltd Famous Footballers No. 3 Series card #43 Stuart (sic) Imlach, published in 1958.

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Merlin Premier League 99 Update Edition Carlton Palmer

Merlin Premier League 99 Update Edition sticker #U58 Carlton Palmer, published during the 1998/99 season.

Friday, 11 March 2016

Action Stars Jack Burkitt

Action Stars card #9 Jack Burkett (sic) published ca 2010. The publishers had two goes at spelling Burkitt's name correctly, but failed on both counts. The rear of the card refers to him as 'Burket'.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

European Champions Bernabeu Stadium Madrid 28 May 1980 Martin O'Neill

Nottingham Forest European Champions Bernabeu Stadium Madrid 28 May 1980 unnumbered card Martin O'Neill, published by Alfin06.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Taddy Prominent Footballers George Wolfe

Taddy & Co Prominent Footballers cigarette card G. Wolfe, published in 1907. These are some of the rarer football themed cigarette cards.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Barratt & Co Football Stars Francis 'Gerry' Morgan

Barratt & Co Football Stars unnumbered card F. Morgan. A series of 100, these cards are listed in catalogues as being published circa 1930 but are almost certainly older. Northern Irish international Morgan made his Forest debut on 11 November 1922 and played his final game, a home draw against Spurs, on 30 March 1929. These cards are now quite rare.

Monday, 7 March 2016

FKS Engelsk Tips-Fodbold 81/82 Viv Anderson

FKS Engelsk Tips-Fodbold 81/82 sticker #171 Viv Anderson, released in Scandinavia. The picture used is the same as the UK release Soccer 82 but there is no player biography on the reverse.

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Niemeyer Voetbalclub Emblemen Nottingham Forest

Theodorus Niemeyer NV Voetbalclub Emblemen card #89 Nottingham Forest, published in the Netherlands in 1955.

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Football Heroes of the 60s Jim Baxter

Philip Neill Football Heroes of the 60s card #7 Jim Baxter, published in 2001. A career summary is on the card's reverse.


Thursday, 3 March 2016

A&BC Footballer 'Purple' Doug Fraser

A&BC Footballer 'Purple Back' card #246 Doug Fraser, published during the 1971/72 season. A brief player biography is on the reverse.

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Football & Sports Favourite Sportsmen Samuel Hardy

Football & Sports Favourite Sportsmen unnumbered sticker Hardy, published by Amalgamated Press in 1922. This is one of a set of 24 large size 'stamps', following on from a series of 144 smaller stamps in 'Sports Fun' magazine before the title was incorporated into Football & Sports Favourite in December 1922.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Panini Football 86 Hans Segers

Panini Football 86 sticker #217 Hans Segers, published for the 1985/86 season. A player biography is featured on the reverse.