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Steven Gerrard by Alastair Pike

It seems an appropriate time to be sharing artwork of Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, especially when it is in the form of an illustration by an American artist (well, half-American, half-Chinese, according to his Twitter bio). With Stevie G winding down his Anfield career and preparing to see out the twilight of his playing days in MLS with LA Galaxy, … Continue reading

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Ipswich and Norwich supporting sheep get their wool dyed in Old Farm Derby colours

Providing the world’s finest football scarves directly to fans doesn’t often leave us feeling like middlemen, but we definitely feel like we’ve been cut out of this equation! We’re obviously big advocates of wearing wool that’s been dyed in your team’s colours to show where your loyalties lie… it’s just that we usually expect that wool to take the form … Continue reading

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Kick Half-and-Half Scarves Out of Football by Jim Daly

Comedian Jim Daly has taken aim at modern football in his new rap-inspired song Kick Half-and-Half Scarves Out. The video created to accompany the song features the Wimbledon and MK Dons scarf we recently wrote about. Was this the straw the broke the camel’s back and inspired the song? Urging others to join his campaign against half-and-half scarves, Daly said: … Continue reading

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MK Dons and Wimbledon: Is this the worst half-and-half scarf ever?

‘Tis one of the scourges of the modern age and a concept nigh-on unfathomable to most right-minded football fans, but for reasons unbeknownst the half-and-half scarf continues to thrive. Indeed, spotted among the crowd as the MK Dons secured their promotion to the Championship with a thumping win over Yeovil on the final day of the season, was quite possibly … Continue reading

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Bleacher Report celebrate The Art of Beckham

While the man himself celebrated turning 40 by opening an Instagram account with a suitably dreamy black-and-white photo of him in a state of strategic undress, Bleacher Report marked David Beckham’s entering of his fifth decade of existence by creating a virtual art gallery in homage to the former Manchester United and England captain. Having commissioned pieces by noted football illustrators … Continue reading

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Artist based football shirts by LACASACA

While nice designs come and go, there really aren’t many football kits that will go down in history as genuine works of art (the 1994 Scunthorpe away shirt being an obvious exception). However, keen to introduce a bit of classical finery to the heavily-templated world of football strip design, LACASACA have produced a portfolio of concept football shirts – taking pre-existing … Continue reading

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Beautiful vintage kit designs for Champions League semi-finalists by Emilio Sansolini

Courtesy of Gibraltar-based graphic designer Emilio Sansolini, all four of this year’s Champions League semi-finalists – Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid – have had their famous kits redesigned in classic vintage style. With the draw for the 2014/15 semi-finals having just been completed over at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, the timing of these little beauties could not have been more…well, … Continue reading

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Legendary line-ups in pixel form by All-Time Squad

The good folks over at All Time Squad concern themselves with exactly that: lavish prints of football’s all-time greatest composite XIs – all rendered in their full 16-bit pixelated glory. For example, Barcelona’s all-time greatest team boasts the likes of Michael Laudrup, Johan Cruyff, László Kubala and Lionel Messi, all plugging away manfully under the tutelage of one the most successful coaches in the Catalan … Continue reading

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Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat let down by his ‘lucky’ brown scarf

Speaking before his side’s game against Crystal Palace this weekend, Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat revealed he had a secret weapon stashed up his sleeve (well, around his neck) to help his struggling side overcome their opponents. The Dutchman told reporters he was planning to deploy his “lucky brown scarf” – the very one he sported during the Black Cat’s 1-0 derby victory … Continue reading

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Family collect TWO MILES of football scarves to raise money for disabled son

The parents of a young boy with a debilitating genetic disorder have collected hundreds of football scarves in a bid to help raise awareness of their son’s ultra-rare condition. Mark and Rachel Lund originally began collecting in an attempt to break a world record and raise funds for their six-year-old son Alfie, who suffers with a rare DNA disorder that leaves him unable to walk or … Continue reading

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