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More Wonderful Soccer Postcards

Posted By Brian Phillips On October 28, 2010 @ 9:21 am In Featured | 23 Comments

A lot of people asked to see more of these, so here’s a second batch, extending a bit later into the twentieth century.


Little boy with football, c. 1910s


Wembley Stadium, 1925


Little boy with footballer toy, 1930s. Do they still make toys like this?


Football Illustrated, “A Throw-In,” c. 1940


Football Illustrated, “A Touch Line,” c. 1940


Football Illustrated, “Centre Forward,” c. 1940


Football Illustrated, “Ball Control,” c. 1940


Illustration of a soccer game played at Iowa’s Camp Algona, which held 10,000 German prisoners of war during WWII.


Molly Brett, “Fairy Games: Football.” Over to you, Jim Rome.


“Thanksgiving.” Okay, this is probably American football, but I’d like to believe that the turkey seemed like a hard tackler and the kid shrieked and picked up the ball.


Either this goalkeeper is way out of his net, or this volleyball game is being played on the wrong surface.


Bob Marley juggling


Buckingham Palace guards defend a free kick.


German football cows. Can you find the ball?


U.S. Women’s National Team photographed by Annie Leibovitz, 1996



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