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The Psychology of Football Nostalgia

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The Psychology of Football Nostalgia

The Psychology of Football Nostalgia We’ve all witnessed the rise of retro in football over the past few years. Whether it be a match-worn shirt or a replica retro piece, the proliferation of vintage charity shop finds or the effect of historical kits on the designs of new ones, there is no denying the influence nostalgia is having on the football apparel we’re wearing right now. The beautifully minimalist, commemorative FA Cup shirt released by Chelsea recently sold out within 24 hours and when @The_Kitsman recently polled his Twitter followers on their shirt purchasing rationale, when it wasn't the team they...

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Evolution of the football shirt number

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Evolution of the football shirt number

When did numbers first appear on football shirts and how have they evolved since?  We delve in to the numbers game and why the football shirt and the number on the back are now inextricably linked.

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Making The Old School, The New School

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Making The Old School, The New School

Check out this unboxing review from the lads at www.ftgig.co.uk   Fashion comes round in circles is what they say. Only yesterday I saw a girl wearing a pair of Adidas poppa trousers on the train home. These were cool 20 years ago, earlier that same day I saw a girl in a hoop stripe pastel colour sweater, these were cool 30 years ago. What is it then that makes all of these things come round in circles. For these people, its not nostalgia, as they were probably only about 20 themselves so would not have even been born when...

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