Vintage

Crystal Palace Vintage 1972-80 – Beyond The Last Man – Football Article

Our second Crystal Palace Vintage post gathers another collection of retro player and team images based on the club’s 1970s years. In 1973 the club updated its image and our gallery maps the transition in colours from claret and blue (very stylish) to red and blue stripes (a bit less stylish). On the pitch Palace was an up and down club in these years, but by the end of the decade two promotions in three seasons had taken them back…

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Scotland Vintage 1951-69 – Beyond The Last Man – Football Article

The Scottish national team features in our latest Vintage series and today we’re publishing retro images of some of the country’s stars from the 1950s and 60s. Back then Scotland had as many top class players as Edinburgh has Woollen Mills, and yet successive generations of stars would exasperate as much as they would ever excite in the national shirt. For all that talent, the closest thing to tangible success was the spurious claim to have become de facto World…

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Burnley Vintage 1973-76 – Beyond The Last Man – Football Article

Our final Burnley Vintage post shares player and team images from the last period when Burnley could claim to be top flight regulars as they are today. Promoted as Division Two champions in 1973, their first season back in the big time was a great success and the club managed an excellent sixth placed finish and a run to the FA Cup semi-finals. An ignominious FA Cup defeat by a then non-League Wimbledon was a low point the following year…

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Manchester United Vintage 1970-73 – Beyond The Last Man – Football Article

We move into the 70s for our third Manchester United Vintage Post with another collection of retro player and team images spanning the early part of that decade. And not a happy decade either for a club that had been used to being at the top of the English game. The retirement of Matt Busby and the end of the Best, Law and Charlton generation left the club rudderless and, by 1973, United had fallen to the unlikely role of relegation…

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