Laurence Stephen Lowry - The Football Match  by Gandalf’s Gallery on Flickr.
Hundreds of Lowry’s signature stick figures can be seen gathered at a match on a washed-out looking pitch between terraced houses and factories with billowing chimneys. The painting has been described as a modern masterpiece.
[Christie’s, London - Oil on canvas, 71.1 x 91.4 cm
FCUM Chutney - power to the people
Football chutney. Want to buy some. Yes suckered into consumerism by a colourful label.
Tom Finney - Preston North End & England
“If ever there was a career in football which proved that trophies are not the only, or even the truest, measure of greatness, it was that of Tom Finney.”
Lack of medals should not disguise his genius
RIP Tom Finney. Blessed with exquisite balance, skill and tactical intelligence he was never sent off or booked. Sir Tom Finney Obituary
Tom Finney - Preston North End on Flickr.
Sheffield FC - The World’s First Football Club - Pride of Yorkshire
IMG_8043.jpg by SheffieldFCArchive on Flickr.
Sheffield FC: Give The Gift of Football
Football by Japanese artist Tenmyouya Hisashi
A public poster created for the 2006 World Cup in Germany featuring two samurais in full battle armour.
(Source: soccertronix, via setpieces)
Match Abandoned by Formerstormer on Flickr.
Lesotho Games by David_Lazar on Flickr (via souls-of-my-shoes)
El lejano campo de fútbol by Zé.Valdi on Flickr.
"Football is freedom"
(Source: mereggaepositive, via footballarchive)
thevintagefootballclub: Benfica postcard (60’s).
Chalk drawing of a football pitch
Campo de futebol by Javier Martínez on Flickr.
Desenhado por duas crianças com giz, em cada lado podemos observar as iniciais P e C (Paulinho e Caetano).
RIP Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, footballer, born 25 January 1942; died 5 January 2014. An astonishing footballer and one of the game’s true legends. Obituary.
image credit: “Eusebio" by Roberto Maldeno, used under CC-BY-NC-ND / Sepia filter applied