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.

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Latest blog posts from Goals and Wickets

Football’s Wisden? – A brief guide to the Rothmans Football Yearbook

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In Football Annuals

In the autumn of 1970, a new style of football reference book hit the stands. In his forward to the new Rothmans Football Yearbook 1970/71, FIFA President, Sir Stanley Rous…

A short-lived post war cricket publication – A brief guide to Findon’s Cricket Annual

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In Cricket Annuals

After 1945, you had the choice of a few of them. The Findon’s Cricket Annual was just one of a number of titles on offer from Findon Publications. The company,…

Don’t worry, not every one of them will cost you £35,250 – A brief guide to F.A. Cup Final football programmes

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In Football Programmes

Yes, £35,250 was what the Old Etonians Football Club was willing to pay for an original edition of the programme from the 1882 FA Cup Final. Why? Because this was…

News for fans of the Hammers and the Tractor Boys – Book signing for John Lyall: A Life in Football

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In Football - Editorial

  The Event – Book signing for John Lyall: A Life in Football by Dr Phil Stevens (Apex Publishing Ltd 2014) The Time – Saturday 29th November, 1.30pm onwards. The Place…