Want to find the programme from that special match, or bag yourself a jersey worn by your fave player? Hit up these shops full of retro football goodies in London.
Classic Football Shirts
This Manchester-based shop now has a temporary pop-up in London. It’s thought to be the largest collection of original football shirts in the world. After a Newcastle ’88-’90 away by Umbro? You’ll probs find it here. Unit 7, Dray Walk, Old Truman Brewery. Shoreditch High St Overground. Until Jan 2020.
West London Football Programme and Memorabilia Fair
Root through Panini sticker albums, classic magazines, books and badges at this bi-monthly collectors’ event. Some 30 stalls will be selling collectables. Those matchday memories will soon come flooding back. St Stephen’s Church Hall. Gloucester Rd. Sun Aug 4. £1.
Nobby Lawton’s Olde Footy Shop
Whether you’re familiar with Nobby or not (he played for Preston North End in the ’60s, fyi) you can still hunt around here for a bargain. You’ll find the walls laden with vintage programmes, shirts and Corinthian big-head figurines. Wood Street Indoor Market. Wood St Overground.
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