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Football Collection

Background imageFootball Collection: The Referee

The Referee
People You See. From Teddy Bear (date unknown)

Background imageFootball Collection: Goalkeeper in the football match

Goalkeeper in the football match
People You See. Goalkeeper in the football match. From Teddy Bear (date unknown)

Background imageFootball Collection: Young men on Portland Road, London, 1957

Young men on Portland Road, London, 1957
Two young men amuse themselves on Portland Road, London, 1957. One chucks a football in the air, while the other balances a bicycle frame with one wheel on his shoulder. Date: 1957

Background imageFootball Collection: Play the Game Football book cover

Play the Game Football book cover
Front cover of a book depicting a young boy kicking a football on the front cover. Date: c.1941

Background imageFootball Collection: Nursery Rhymes -- boy with slate, mice with cheese

Nursery Rhymes -- boy with slate, mice with cheese
Nursery Rhymes -- two illustrations. Above -- a boy sits doing sums on a slate while other boys play football. Below -- mice eating bread, cheese and an apple. early 20th century

Background imageFootball Collection: Months of the Year - October

Months of the Year - October
Football. From a postcard published by Wrench Date: 1903

Background imageFootball Collection: Will They Never Come? World War One poster

Will They Never Come? World War One poster
World War One recruitment poster using a photograph from the Weekly Dispatch showing a bloodied and bandaged British soldier who having just dispatched the enemy with his rifle simultaneously

Background imageFootball Collection: Wartime poster, Quicker Turnround

Wartime poster, Quicker Turnround helps to Quicker Victory. Speed up loading and unloading. Showing a footballer scoring a goal, to the consternation of the goalkeeper. 1940s

Background imageFootball Collection: Num Num and his Funny Family

Num Num and his Funny Family. From Playhour Annual 1977

Background imageFootball Collection: RMS Carpathia Football Club

RMS Carpathia Football Club
Members of the RMS Carpathia football club, each one wearing the Carpathia Medal awarded to those who helped rescue survivors of the Titanic shipwreck in April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageFootball Collection: Three boys playing football, Addison Place

Three boys playing football, Addison Place
Three boys playing football in front of some garage doors in Addison Place, North Kensington, West London. Date: circa 1956

Background imageFootball Collection: Football by John Hassall

Football by John Hassall
A group of village boys indulge in the rough and tumble of an impromptu game of football. Date: 1910

Background imageFootball Collection: Fred Howard. Football 1

Fred Howard. Football 1

Background imageFootball Collection: Boys playing in the playground at a Kilburn school

Boys playing in the playground at a Kilburn school
Three boys playing football in the playground of of St Johns School, Kilburn, north west London. On the concrete wall behind them is a painted mural of footballers

Background imageFootball Collection: A Spread of Cake Novelties

A Spread of Cake Novelties, Marzipan Orange, Marzipan Banana, Marzipan Apple, Marzipan Pumpkin, Marzipan Football, Marzipan Flower Pot, Snowballs, and Chocolate Basket of Flowers Date: 1936

Background imageFootball Collection: Fruit Label -- Jose MaColl, Valencia oranges

Fruit Label -- Jose MaColl, Valencia oranges
Fruit Label -- special oranges from Jose MaColl of Sagunto, Valencia, Spain. Depicting three men playing football with a large orange. 20th century

Background imageFootball Collection: British and French soldiers playing football, WW1

British and French soldiers playing football, WW1
British and French soldiers playing and watching football on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageFootball Collection: Spectators at football match, Western Front, WW1

Spectators at football match, Western Front, WW1
Spectators at a football match between British and French soldiers on the Western Front in France during World War One. circa 1916

Background imageFootball Collection: Football supporters on a London street

Football supporters on a London street
Three football supporters on a London street, wearing checked caps and rosettes and holding rattles

Background imageFootball Collection: Football

Football
" Football: " A spill". " Date: c.1904

Background imageFootball Collection: Boy playing football, Brindley Road

Boy playing football, Brindley Road
A boy reaches up to catch a football in Brindley Road, off Harrow Road, Paddington, West London. Another boy in the middle of the road stands watching him. Date: 1957

Background imageFootball Collection: Boys playing football in Southam Street, London

Boys playing football in Southam Street, London
A group of boys play football in the middle of Southam Street, North Kensington, London, while four West Indian men stand chatting on the far pavement. Date: 1956

Background imageFootball Collection: Football in Hyde Park

Football in Hyde Park
Two men, one middle aged, one young, playing football in Hyde Park, London, on an autumn day with fallen leaves on the ground. Date: 1962

Background imageFootball Collection: Boys with football, North Kensington

Boys with football, North Kensington
Five boys on the street in North Kensington, pausing from their game of football. The one in the foreground looks as if hes had enough and is walking away. Date: 1958

Background imageFootball Collection: Football match, Fulham v Stoke

Football match, Fulham v Stoke
A football league game, Fulham versus Stoke -- the photograph has been taken from pitch level. Date: 26 September 1964

Background imageFootball Collection: Boy hanging from a wall in Southam Street, London

Boy hanging from a wall in Southam Street, London
A boy hangs from a wall in Southam Street, North Kensington, London -- perhaps he is trying to retrieve a lost football. The wall is in rough concrete, with writing chalked on it. Date: 1958

Background imageFootball Collection: Boy keeping goal in Southam Street, London

Boy keeping goal in Southam Street, London

Background imageFootball Collection: Boys playing football, Harrow Road area

Boys playing football, Harrow Road area
Two boys playing football against a large brick wall in a street in the Harrow Road area, Paddington, London. Date: 1956

Background imageFootball Collection: Parkhill Estate, Sheffield -- boys playing football

Parkhill Estate, Sheffield -- boys playing football
Boys playing football in a games area on the Parkhill Estate, Sheffield. Date: 1961

Background imageFootball Collection: Scene on a Dublin street

Scene on a Dublin street -- in the foreground is a small girl, and a boy carrying his football boots at his side. Date: 1957

Background imageFootball Collection: Two boys playing football, Brindley Road

Two boys playing football, Brindley Road

Background imageFootball Collection: Boys play football on the beach at Almunecar, Spain

Boys play football on the beach at Almunecar, Spain

Background imageFootball Collection: The Cathedral, Granada, Spain

The Cathedral, Granada, Spain
Boys playing football outside the Cathedral in Granada, Spain. Work on the building began in 1523 and was completed in 1704. Date: 1962

Background imageFootball Collection: Three young men and a boy playing football in Brindley Road

Three young men and a boy playing football in Brindley Road, off Harrow Road, Paddington, West London. Two of the men are leaping into the air to reach the ball

Background imageFootball Collection: Territorial Army Poster

Territorial Army Poster
A recruiting poster for the Territorial Army, highlighting that sporting pursuits need not be sacrificed to join - in fact they are actually strongly encouraged! Date: circa 1922

Background imageFootball Collection: Street Football

Street Football
Working class lads having a game of football on Southam Street, North Kensington, London. Date: 1958

Background imageFootball Collection: Football / Fulham / Stoke

Football / Fulham / Stoke
Fulham v. Stoke. A Fulham player kicks the ball and ends up on the ground. Fulham ended up 15th in the division; Stoke were 17th. Date: 1964

Background imageFootball Collection: Dog Football Fans

Dog Football Fans
Puppy football fans peeping over a fence. early 1930s

Background imageFootball Collection: GOOD SAVE

GOOD SAVE

Background imageFootball Collection: Railway Sleeper - Euston Station

Railway Sleeper - Euston Station
The Railway Sleeper series - A snoozing Scottish football fan at Euston Station awaiting his return train back north of the border. Painting by Malcolm Greensmith circa 1960s

Background imageFootball Collection: Westminster Schoolboys

Westminster Schoolboys
Schoolboys of Westminster School playing in Deans Yard, central London. Date: early 1930s

Background imageFootball Collection: Fred Howard. Football 2

Fred Howard. Football 2
Football

Background imageFootball Collection: Street Football 1956

Street Football 1956
Two scruffy boys playing football in Southam Street, North Kensington, London Date: 1956

Background imageFootball Collection: Fred Howard. Football 3

Fred Howard. Football 3
Football

Background imageFootball Collection: Scouts Playing Football

Scouts Playing Football
A group of boy scouts have a kick about on a dusty patch of wasteland. Scout playing ball Date: mid 1960s

Background imageFootball Collection: Playing on Street / Mayne

Playing on Street / Mayne
A group of boys and young lads out on the street at Brindley Road, London. It seems likely that a football is just out of shot. Date: 1957

Background imageFootball Collection: Footie Fans

Footie Fans
Boys and men watching a Fulham vs Liverpool football match at Fulham Football Club, London. Date: 1957

Background imageFootball Collection: Liverpool Fans

Liverpool Fans
Liverpool fans watching the Arsenal vs Liverpool Cup Tie football match. Date: 1963




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