Ufk MoonRat (Museum Of Odd Nostalgic Randomly Aesthetic Things)
Museum Of Odd Nostagic Randomly Aesthetic Things
This is just a collection of old things from the past...which will disappear soon...cos I am clearing my house out. I have about a hundred boxes of OLD STUFF.....and they are all gonna have to go....so I'm sharing some of the OLD STUFF on here...before I die.
Don't get me wrong...I'm not putting everything on here...don't wanna bore ya...but I'm putting the little oddities on...cos I want my grand-kids to see what the past was like.
I hope you're slightly interested...amused...bewildered...whatever.
Museum Of Odd Nostalgic Randomly Aesthetic Things
Here's a card game....from the 80's. Apparently BIG LEAGUE was big in the USA in the 80's....and this was our UK attempt at glorifying the top 5 football teams of the day.
Manchester City, Nottingham Forest, Tottenham Hotspur, Everton and Swansea
I have never met anyone else in the UK who has had...or heard of...this little card game...but me being cutting-edge...I bought the game...and here it is...in all it's non-glory....laid out for you before I consign it to the Unlucky Fried Kitten Dustbin.
It never caught on in the UK
I wonder why not
Ray Clemence: former Liverpool shot-stopper and Spurs legend...though not as legendary as Pat Jennings....Ray is currently the goal-keeping coach for England.
Ray...in my little meagre opinion...is the 4th best ever England 'keeper...behind Banksy, Shiltsy and Seaman-y
Here's the full top 10...from my own thinking...if that's okay :)
1. Gordon Banks
2. Peter Shilton
3. David seaman
4. Ray Clemence
5. Chris Woods
6. David James
7. Ron Springett
8. Paul Robinson
9. Joe Hart
10. Nigel Martyn
If I have missed any....have a go at me
Currently the manager of Norwich City....it's a dirty job but someone's gotta do it.
Played for Spurs, West Ham and Brentford
Managed Spurs, Newcastle, Birmingham City and Norwich City
I have his autograph
On a dvd
of the Spurs V Forest game where Gazza acted like a twat
Paul Miller: Born on 11th October 1959....two years and a day before me...but he didn't know it. Neither did I...really.
Born in Stepney......Paul that is...not me. I was born in Manchester...but that doesn't really matter.
Not a great deal to note about him...though I do recall him scoring an away goal against Anderlecht...and being part of the FA Cup winning side of 1981.
Not exactly playing at The Nag's Head though....is it Paul (q.mark)
Paul Price:Also played for Swansea...funnily enough. Won the FA Cup with Spurs in '82
I don't have his autograph
He doesn't have mine
Then again....he has a cup-winners medal...unless he sold it on e-bay...I'll check it out and get back to you
Ricardo Villa: Scored a good goal...or something...in some cup final...looks like Che Guevara
He's 60 now
Steve Perryman: Spurs legend...probably
Played 854 first team appearances for Spurs
Ozzie Ardiles: played in that team in Escape To Victory....not bad.
collaborated with rock legends Chas n Dave for their 'Ossie's dream' song
something about his knees going all trembly...they don't make songs like that these days
likes corned beef
Graham Roberts: won 2 FA cups and the UEFA Cup with the LilyWhites
Capped 6 times for England
Boring name...but consistent defender
Steve Archibald: One of footballs few characters who had two first names...could have been called Archibald Steve...though he wasn't
Others with the same phenom were Gary Charles....John Collins (sort of) and David James (sort of)
Craig David would count...if he was a footballer....but he's not
He's not really even a good singer
Oh...and Michael Owen
Glenn Hoddle: One of the best passers of the ball...could land a 300 yard-pass on a postage stamp.
People see him as a failed England manager....but he did win Le Tournoi....which is the only other thing that England have won...since that 1966 stroke of fortune
Not a great friend of Gazza...now
Glenda's famous quotes include:
'I never heard a minutes silence like that'
'Look at Jesus...he was a normal run of the mill guy who had a genuine gift'
When a player gets to 30...so does his body'
'They were still in the dressing room when they came out for the second-half'
'Gazza....don't smash that lamp'
'It's all about pigs and troughs'
Guilty of the most horrific crime against music with Chris Waddle
We were all paying for crimes in a previous life when we were inflicted with that
Garth Crooks: prolific goalscorer...won the FA Cup...with the team, I mean.
Not on his own
That would be silly
Only Roy Keane could win the cup on his own
and that would have to be with Eric Cantona
so it wouldn't be on his own
I met him...told him he had lost a yard of pace.
He hated that
Had a huge hit with 'Rock Me Amadeus'
Big Joe.....played 592 for City.....which is a club record for a goal-keeper at said club.
Only capped 9 times for England....another victim of the Shilts and Clemence dynasty
Usually played at right-back...capped several times for England Under 21's
After his playing career ended in 1995, he went on to amass a multimillion pound fortune from the sale of various sports-related businesses
McDonald was a defender of great control and positional sense who also had a happy knack of scoring goals.
I'm loving it!!!!!!
Nicky played left back and centre back during his career at City.
No relation to one-time City manager...Peter Reid
Well....I don't think so...anyway.
I'll give the club a ring
They're putting me through
Now his dad WAS a manager. John Bond was boss at Bournemouth when his son started his playing career....and they stayed together when the old man moved to Norwich City....and then onto Manchester City.
There's no proof in the rumour that he lives in his dad's kitchen
Centre half...Tommy...sadly died of a heart-attack in 1993
Part of Sunderland's winning team when they beat Leeds United 1-0 in the 1973 FA Cup Final
Dennis Tueart’s winning goal against Newcastle United for Manchester City in the 1976 League Cup Final was voted the greatest moment in the competition’s history.
Forced to retire from the professional game at the age of 26 because of a hip injury
No relation to Jim Reeves
Though he has played his albums
Famous for being the first million quid player....when he was signed by Nottingham Forest....from Birmingham City
I guess it was worth it....they won the European Cup with him
The rest of the team played too
There is a myth that the fee was £999,999 - £1 short of the million mark as Brian Clough wanted to ensure this milestone mark did not go to the player's head, although Trevor Francis says it was a tongue in cheek remark by Brian Clough
I wouldn't know
I wasn't there
Typical Scottish Midfielder
Played midfield....and was Scottish
Became famous for failing a medical examination due to the discovery of a heart condition which put paid to a high profile transfer to Leeds United...in 1981
Still going strong at 62
(not playing....living I mean)
Sounds like a super-hero
His name, I mean
Not his voice
Never heard him speak....tbh
He played in 447 games for the team scoring 36 goals before transferring to Everton where he was a key figure in the Championship win in the 1986-87 season. He scored for the Toffees against City at Maine Road on Saturday 29 November 1986 but refused to celebrate because he loved City so much.
Aage was an active player for the Norwegian national team from 1976 through 1986, scoring five goals in 50 matches
At least he didn't get nil points
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