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

The paper that dealt only with cricket – A brief guide to Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game

In Cricket Magazines

Cricket: A Weekly Record of the Game was a paper published between May 1882 and November 1914, including a period when it was re-named The World of Cricket in its last…

Off the pitch: On the pitch – A half time report on World Cup 2018

In Football - Editorial

A day without World Cup football. Can we handle it? For the first time in 2 weeks, there are no World Cup games for us to watch, listen to or…

Women’s cricket rising – A review of the 2018 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

In Cricket Annuals

This year’s Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack is different. Of course it is. Every year, the almanack evolves just a bit. But this year, something fundamental has happened. Just look at the front…

All in a good cause – A brief guide to F.A. Charity Shield football programmes

In Football Programmes

When researching the programmes of the F.A. Charity Shield, like the one for the first one in 1908 between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers then in the Southern League…