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Czechoslovakia 1958 - World Cup in Sweden. Designed by Jan Cerny.

Czechoslovakia 1958 - World Cup in Sweden. Designed by Jan Cerny.

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footballphilately: Bulgarian Football Anniversaries featuring Cherno More, Slavia Sofia, CSKA Sofia, Botev Plovdiv and Levski Sofia.

footballphilately: Bulgarian Football Anniversaries featuring Cherno More, Slavia Sofia, CSKA Sofia, Botev Plovdiv and Levski Sofia.

Cyrille Regis of Coventry City takes on Tottenham Hotspur’s Osvaldo Ardiles and Chris Hughton in the 1987 FA Cup Final.
New on Football Philately: The FA Cup stamps of the small Scottish island of Davaar

Cyrille Regis of Coventry City takes on Tottenham Hotspur’s Osvaldo Ardiles and Chris Hughton in the 1987 FA Cup Final.

New on Football Philately: The FA Cup stamps of the small Scottish island of Davaar

Stamps & foot are cool! Yes of course we know and it’s just been confirmed by The Guardian’s font of nerdvana @TheKnowledge_GU.
Football and Philately: Andreas Herzog outshines Zlatan Ibrahamovic
In the entertaining and stamptastic 13th November 2013 edition of The Knowledge, our sister blog Football Philately is referenced a number of times and described as "the nirvana of football-stamp fusion" and "one of the world wide web’s hidden gems".So go ahead click through to The Knowledge and find out how and why in this instance Zlatan has been left in another footballer’s wake. 

Stamps & foot are cool! Yes of course we know and it’s just been confirmed by The Guardian’s font of nerdvana @TheKnowledge_GU.

Football and Philately: Andreas Herzog outshines Zlatan Ibrahamovic

In the entertaining and stamptastic 13th November 2013 edition of The Knowledge, our sister blog Football Philately is referenced a number of times and described as "the nirvana of football-stamp fusion" and "one of the world wide web’s hidden gems".So go ahead click through to The Knowledge and find out how and why in this instance Zlatan has been left in another footballer’s wake. 

Bobby Moore - England’s World Cup winning captain immortalised on a British stamp (via football philately)
more British football stamps

Bobby Moore - England’s World Cup winning captain immortalised on a British stamp (via football philately)

Lokomotiv Sofia anniversary stamps issued to commemorate the club’s 50th birthday in 1979 and 80th birthday in 2009. (via footballphilately)

AC Milan - Campione d’Italia 1992/93 (via footballphilately)

AC Milan - Campione d’Italia 1992/93 (via footballphilately)

Österreich 100 Jahre Fussballmeisterschaft
100 years of the Austrian Football Championship 1911-2011
Unusual Austrian Football Stamps (via  footballphilately)

Österreich 100 Jahre Fussballmeisterschaft

100 years of the Austrian Football Championship 1911-2011

Italian Panini stamp first day cover

Italian Panini stamp first day cover

(Source: footballphilately.com)

Italien Weltmeister 1982: I’ve previously posted this Italian stamp but here we have it used on a German cover showing the iconic image of Dino Zoff lifting the World Cup on which the design of the stamp is based, together with a matching first day of issue postmark. (Calcio: A History of Italian Football)

Italien Weltmeister 1982: I’ve previously posted this Italian stamp but here we have it used on a German cover showing the iconic image of Dino Zoff lifting the World Cup on which the design of the stamp is based, together with a matching first day of issue postmark. (Calcio: A History of Italian Football)

Inauguration of the Camp Nou 1957
Philatelic cover celebrating the official opening of the Camp Nou on 24th September 1957 - Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World

Inauguration of the Camp Nou 1957

Philatelic cover celebrating the official opening of the Camp Nou on 24th September 1957 - Barca: The Making of the Greatest Team in the World

Roy of the Rovers - GB 2012
The Football Stamps of Great Britain 
via footballphilately

Roy of the Rovers - GB 2012

This is one of my favourite football stamps of all time. Captures beautifully the iconic moment when Dino Zoff lifted the 1982 World Cup following Italy’s 3-1 win over West Germany in the final. 
footballphilately:

Italia Campione Del Mondo Di Calcio 1982
More Italian football stamps

This is one of my favourite football stamps of all time. Captures beautifully the iconic moment when Dino Zoff lifted the 1982 World Cup following Italy’s 3-1 win over West Germany in the final. 

footballphilately:

Italia Campione Del Mondo Di Calcio 1982

The Football Stamps of Great Britain

New blog post on Football Philately that showcases the football stamps issued by the United Kingdom.