0 Items
£0.00

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Newspaper football crowds by Bob Van Persie

He makes what he wants, he makes what he wants. Bob Van Persie, he makes what he wants. Yep, this is the work of Manchester United striker Robin’s dad. Bob Van Persie is an artist who specialises in creating crowds of people – often football stadium crowds – from pieces of old newspapers. Using just paper, glue and varnish, he … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Newspaper football crowds by Bob Van Persie

Arsenal fan’s half-and-half replica kit

We’ve featured half-and-half scarves on this blog in the past, but this is a new one. An Arsenal fan at Saturday’s match against Fulham was spotted wearing a half-and-half replica kit. It’s the ultimate solution if you want to attend matches in a polyester t-shirt but can’t decide whether to wear the home kit or the away kit. On the … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Arsenal fan’s half-and-half replica kit

Vincent Tan: the Premier League’s new clothes horse

It’s a good job Cardiff managed to beat Manchester City in yesterday’s match. That unexpected result meant the crazy get-up of their owner Vincent Tan was relegated to being the game’s second most pressing talking point. Tan caught the eye during the game with his nipple-high trousers, and a replica shirt worn over the top of his formal shirt and … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Vincent Tan: the Premier League’s new clothes horse

Football Mishmash by Alex Bennett

Football is a game of talking points, incidents and moments. Now an unfeasibly large number of those talking points, incidents and moments have been brought together in a single poster. Football Mishmash by Alex Bennett is essentially a game of ‘Where’s Wally?’ for your football knowledge. If it played a pretty big part in the history of football, it’s probably … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Football Mishmash by Alex Bennett

Daniel Sturridge’s goal against Stoke by Pixel Replay

Pixel Replay is a cracking little site bringing you all the best goals in the form of Sensible Soccer-inspired artwork. Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge’s winner against Stoke at the weekend was not only the first goal of the new Premier League season, but also the first goal of the season to be immortalised by Pixel Replay. There are a host … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Daniel Sturridge’s goal against Stoke by Pixel Replay

Staying warm at the game: Andy Carroll wig

The first weekend of the Premier League season provided us with our first opportunity of the 2013/14 campaign to give you tips for staying warm and suave in the stands. Stop the chill getting to your head with your very own Andy Carroll wig. We jest, of course. The only excuse for turning up to the match looking like this … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Staying warm at the game: Andy Carroll wig

Five trainers named after footballers

The link between football and a nice pair of trainers is usually confined to the terraces. But in this blog post we look at when trainers have ended up being named after football players. Here are five of the best trainers we can think of that took their name from a footballer. 1. Adidas Beckenbauer All Round Der Kaiser’s very … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | 1 Comment

Illustrator 8-Bit Football recreates last season’s top 10 most controversial moments

Here are the top 10 controversial moments from last season in glorious lo-fi. Illustrator 8-Bit Football has interpreted the most disgraceful moments of the 2012/13 campaign in 8-bit graphics as part of the promotional campaign for Paddy Power’s #BallOfShame. Topping proceedings is Newcastle’s horse-punching fan. You’ll also see memorable moments including Roberto Mancini’s bust-up with Mario Balotelli, Liam Ridgewell finding … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Illustrator 8-Bit Football recreates last season’s top 10 most controversial moments

Subbuteo Art by Terry Lee

If you’ve lost dozens, maybe even hundreds of hours enthralled in gripping Subbuteo match then the game probably holds a special place in your heart. The advent of video games has meant that flicking tiny plastic footballers around a table has become something of a lost art in recent years. But Terry Lee is helping to capture that art. He … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Subbuteo Art by Terry Lee

Playmakers by Daniel Nyari

Daniel Nyari is a Romanian-born, Austrian-raised, New York-based graphic designer. That sort of travel is bound to give you an appreciation of the world game, so he’s used his artistic talents to create this celebration of football’s finest creative players from around the globe. Whether you want to brand them as a trequartista, regista or false nine, they’re all playmakers … Continue reading

Posted by savilerogue | Comments Off on Playmakers by Daniel Nyari