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LPFC – Football Player Sleeve Art by Pennarello Design

We’ve featured the excellent Pennarello Design before and they are continuing to produce stunning work. New York-based British graphic designer James Taylor is on target again with his latest project, which sees him produce imaginary album covers for footballers. The style of the artwork ties the player in question to a particular record label and art style that’s in-keeping with … Continue reading


Knitted Digital Football Scarf

If you follow us on Twitter and Facebook – and you should – you might have seen us mentioning a Knitted Digital Football Scarf project being hosted by artist Sam Meech at the National Football Museum today. Essentially, kids can go along during their school holidays and, using a hacked electronic sewing machine, create football scarves in their own designs. … Continue reading


Soccer Special… with Subbuteo action replays

This screengrab comes from a local TV channel in Barcelona last night. Left without broadcast rights for the Champions League quarter-final second leg at Atletico Madrid, the enterprising station took to providing real-time action replays from the game with the aid of a Subbuteo set. They had the teams in the appropriate kits and even had the scoreline and clock … Continue reading

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Who Ate All The Pies? by Mark Long

Illustrator Mark Long has coupled his work with famous and humorous football chants for his book ‘Who Ate All The Pies?’. There are some all-time great chants in there, as well as some modern classics. In either case, the words of the chant are brought to life by the excellent illustrations. The book is available in a very affordable £7 … Continue reading

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National Football Museum adopts Fulham’s Michael Jackson statue

News reaches us this morning that our pals at the National Football Museum are rehousing Michael Jackson. The statue of Jacko, which once controversially sat outside Fulham’s Craven Cottage ground, will now be kept at the museum, in Manchester, after former Cottagers owner Mohamed Al Fayed agreed to loan his 7ft 6in monstrosity. A cracking exhibit that will succinctly tell … Continue reading

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Britt Assombalonga by Matt Pascoe

Matt Pascoe is a designer and illustrator. He also happens to be a massive Peterborough fan, which means Posh get a significant chunk of his creative attention. A perfect case in point being this excellent piece featuring ‘Goal Machine’ Britt Assombalonga, Peterborough’s hot-shot striker. And Matt’s artistic talents and Peterborough connections paid dividends during his side’s recent trip to Wembley. … Continue reading

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Football club logos reimagined as American sports teams

What if Hull owner Assem Allam was tasked with rebranding some of Europe’s most famous football teams? It is likely that the man who wants to call his own club Hull Tigers would come up with something a bit like this. This infographic imagines what would happen if our best known soccer teams were repackaged for an American audience. The … Continue reading

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Vinnie Jones dons Leeds scarf and trilby

Bit slow on the uptake on this one, but Vinnie Jones returned to former club Leeds United during their recent 2-1 win at Millwall. The former hardman midfielder turned Hollywood actor was at Elland Road for ‘An Evening With…’ event, but he was also paraded on the pitch. He even belted out a chorus of Leeds anthem Marching On Together … Continue reading

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Brasil t-shirts, part 3 of the trilogy

Our final t-shirt to get you in the mood for the World Cup is by Andy Greaves. Featuring a retro football with just a hint of Brazil about it, this is a simple, yet stunning design. Andy specialises in motion graphics and has plenty of brilliant football related work in his portfolio. You can see some of it here. The … Continue reading

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Brasil t-shirts, part 2

Introducing our second World Cup inspired t-shirt (and when we say ‘inspired’ let’s be clear, these are not official FIFA merchandise – we believe Blatter & Co already take quite enough riches out of football). ‘Talk with your feet, play with your heart’ is by design student, Tom Anders Watkins. A thought that beautifully sums up the ethos of the … Continue reading

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