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Tag Archives: 1950’s

Meet the 1950’s squad

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Meet the 1950’s squad… call forth Matthews, Yashin, Edwards and Froggat and unleash hell upon the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s… They have class. They are contenders. They are somebodies. Think you can champion 1950’s football against those young pretenders from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Do you think Stanley Matthews can take Bobby Moore, Franz […]

Profile Tuesday – Stanley Matthews

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The first ever winner of the European Footballer of the Year (Ballon  d’Or) and the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the year awards Stanley Matthews is  regarded as one of the wonders of the game of football. In a career spanning 35 years, Stanley Matthews put in close to 700 league appearances for Stoke City […]

Profile Tuesday – Duncan Edwards

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In 1952, aged 16 years and 185 days, Duncan Edwards was the youngest player to appear in the English First Division. In under five playing years he was the driving force behind Manchester United winning two league championships and reaching the European Cup semi final. Tragically, Duncan was lost to his family, friends and the […]

Profile Tuesday – George Robledo

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The first overseas player to become the top goal scorer in the English top division in the 1951-52 season. Having refused to join Newcastle Utd unless they also signed his brother, George Robledo went on to form, arguably, Newcastle’s greatest ever striking partnership alongside Jackie Milburn. Born:        14th April 1926 –  Iquique, Chile    […]

“Chairman’s Choice” now closed

Arsenal 1971 FA Cup Charlie George goal celebration

“Chairman’s Choice” now closed. Congratulations to Claire Gouge of Suffolk who correctly identified Frank McLintock and the 1971 FA Cup Final, Charlie George 111th minute winning goal celebration. The link? Both Charlie George and John Radford, wearing the No 9 shirt, are in the Time Vault Soccer tabletop card game “Debut 60’s v 70’s” pack… […]

Win a Chairman’s Choice

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Win a “Chairman’s Choice” – With the 1950’s expansion deck nearly complete, be the first to answer the following question to select a player of your choosing to feature in the 1950’s deck (subject to appropriate permissions). Q. What’s the link between Time Vault Soccer and what’s happening in the rest of the photo above? […]