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

One of football’s true gentlemen – A tribute to Ray Wilkins

In Football - Editorial

  It was one of those moments where you take in what you’ve heard but you can’t quite process it. Like many, I’m absolutely sure, when I turned on the…

A revitalised sport or just more ‘ding dong’? – A preview of the ECB’s proposed City based T20 competition

In Cricket - Editorial

The ECB are going ahead with a new version of domestic T20 cricket based on City franchises. The main thrust of the arguments for this new initiative is that it…

Watch out for the pig’s head at corners – A review of Morbo: The History of Spanish Football by Phil Ball

In Football - Editorial

Morbo: The History of Spanish Football by Phil Ball is the third national football history I have read recently in my attempts to get a bit better informed about football…

Where loyalty is total and obsession is the norm – A review of Calcio: A History of Italian Football by John Foot

In Football - Editorial

When searching for a quote to begin this post, I came across the phrase in the title above. Author John Foot was attempting to summarise football in Italy and at…