Saturday, 12 September 2015

Fantasy Nostalgia: Retro Sweets Football Kits

At the end of June, I published a post which comprised of fifteen football kit illustrations, each one representing one of the old ITV regional television stations. I did it for no other reason than to provide a whimsical antidote to the serious world of modern football.

It was, by Football Attic standards, one of the most popular things we've done in recent times. Many of the comments we received at the time said things like "This is totally bonkers... but brilliant" (for which I'm personally very grateful), but Beyond The Last Man contacted us on Twitter and said: "I dare you to do a set based around 70's sweets and chocolate brands."

As if we'd waste our time on something as fatuous and stupid as that...

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Left to right: Aztec, Banjo, Bounty, Curly Wurly

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Left to right: Dairy Crunch, Double Decker, Flake, Fudge

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Left to right: Milky Bar, Pacers, Polo, Refreshers

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Left to right: Fizzy Spangles, Texan, Topic, Turkish Delight

-- Chris Oakley


  1. Love the Milky Bar Kit....

    Is this their aWAY strip?

  2. holly crap, this could be the greatest thing you guys have done!!
    I'm trying to come up with some puns, I'll get back to you
    Especially love the Polo, Curly Wurly, and Refreshers, hell I love them all!

    1. Thanks Rob! That's very SWEET of you... ;-)