Goals and Wickets

Welcome to Goals and Wickets, the football and cricket memorabilia based blog website linked to our Ebay Shop where you can browse and buy popular, interesting and rare memorabilia items of both sports.

Football

Celebrate football at international, league, non league and junior levels through the sport's memorabilia.

- Find out about the memorabilia’s history, especially the annuals, programmes and magazines published in football since 1950.

- Read memorabilia illustrated articles about other topics from the world of football.

- Browse and buy the memorabilia from football’s past amongst the annuals, programmes and magazines on offer in the Goals and Wickets Ebay Shop.

Cricket

Celebrate cricket at international, county, club and junior levels through the sport's memorabilia.

- Find out about the memorabilia’s history, especially the annuals, programmes and magazines published in cricket since 1950.

- Read memorabilia illustrated articles about other topics from the world of cricket.

- Browse and buy the memorabilia from cricket’s past amongst the annuals, programmes and magazines on offer in the Goals and Wickets Ebay Shop.

The Dugout

Latest blog posts from Goals and Wickets

A defender, a doppleganger and a defeat – Droylsden v New Mills: Evostick Northern Premier League Division 1 North

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In Football - Editorial

The defender was Alex Frost, Droylsden’s new centre back. The doppleganger was Uncle Graham, a member of the Frost family. The defeat was for Droylsden as the Bloods lost their…

300 Test wickets and just a handshake – A look back at the 1964 English cricket season

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In Cricket - Editorial

Fred Trueman and 1964. That summer was a significant time for the Yorkshire fast bowler as towards its’ end, he took his 300th wicket in Test cricket. Fred was the…

Let’s share one with the neighbours – A brief guide to Liverpool football programmes

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In Football Programmes

Bill Shankly. A Liverpool Football Club icon, seen above on the front cover of a home programme which celebrated the 40th anniversary of his first match in charge of the…

So who was Mr X? – A brief guide to GOAL football magazine

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In Football Magazines

Although I didn’t realise it at the time, I was only weeks away from the puzzle of Mr X, as GOAL magazine landed on the door mat at the start…