This is a website for anyone interested in the history of football, largely as reflected in football programmes of the day. The selection is personal taken from my own collection. I hope it proves interesting to you. Please check back for updates as we add more articles covering a century or so of football history – D.T. – 10 Footballs

The Programmes


Sunderland FA Cup Win 1973

The first second division winners since 1931, Sunderland's story was one of the ultimate underdogs throughout the whole tournament. With many replays and shock wins we look at the programmes coving the Black Cat's successful cup run... ...

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Robin Friday – Cult Hero

Robin Friday - Cult Hero "He was always getting into rucks, even off the pitch. If he was in the pub and it went off, he would be there." Twin brother Tony Friday. "I can't believe a player like that isn't in the First Division..." Clive Thomas, top 70's referee......

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Jimmy Greaves Early Career

Jimmy Greaves Early Career England's greatest goalscorer whatever the record books now say. This is a little wander through his early days... …Click the right side of the page to start the flip book… Download the article here – 10...

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Moscow Dynamos Tour 1945

Moscow Dynamos Tour 1945 The first Soviet club team to visit the west. The "iron curtain" hadn't yet been drawn but it was getting dark. But this was the the first big tour after the war and generated phenomenal interest. ...Click the right side of the page to start...

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1930s FA Cup Finals

The inter war period threw up some great FA Cup finals, from Dixie Deans Everton playing Matt Busby at Man City, to controversial refereeing decisions that sparked arguments about the ball crossing the line... Download the Feature Spread...

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England’s Greatest Ever Forward Line

The 1940's saw an England team with what most experts agree was the nations best ever attacking force, players such as Stanley Matthews and Tom Finney tore apart opponent's defences producing massive score lines across the continent... ...

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Germany in the 1930s

A look at programmes from German football in the 1930's. The change during the decade from Prussian to Nazi styling is not subtle... Download the article here - 10 Footballs - Germany 1930s ( You will need the Adobe Flash Player installed...

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Man Utd 1957-58 – Munich Disaster

Duncan puffing up his chest, Roger checking they were all in line with Eddie and Tommy keen to get started... Download the article here - 10 Footballs - Man Utd Munich ( You will need the Adobe Flash Player installed on your device to...

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