First published in September 1979 (this issue pictured above with Kevin Keegan in the classic red England away shirt by Admiral was No. 1) and offering a glut of colour posters in each issue, Match gradually established itself as Shoot's main weekly rival on the newsagent's shelves.
We are pleased to be able to offer a substantional collection of Match Weekly magazines, starting with the very first issue in September 1979, with the vast majority of magazines being in perfect condition.
For the first few months of publication, Match was dated to cover a full week (for instance, Issue 1 is dated 6th-12th September 1979) but for our purposes, the latter date is used (i.e, Sep 12). The last issue using this format is dated 28th February-5th March 1980 (this appears as Mar 5 in our listings for 1980), with next issue being dated for the following Saturday, in this case 8th March 1980 (therefore Mar 8). Until August 1981, magazines were stapled rather than glued, which made removal of the centre spread far easier. We can confirm that the ALL the magazines listed below are complete !
Details of the colour pictures in each magazine are listed as follows :
Front cover/centre spread/back cover/other, other, other, other.
Where two or more players appear in a match action picture, the 'home' players will be listed first if the venue can be identified by stadium shots, or if the other player(s) are in away colours. Similarly, match action shots will also show the 'home' club first, if the venue can be clearly identified.
UNLESS STATED, MAGAZINES IN THIS SECTION ARE PRICED AT £1 EACH.
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12 Sep (Issue 1) Kevin Keegan/England v. Scotland 'Match Action'/Man City/Terry McDermott, Peter Barnes & Gary Owen, Stoke v. Coventry 'Match Action', Jimmy Neighbour, Ian Wallace £5
Oct 24 David Cross & David Barton/Glenn Hoddle/Leeds/West Ham v. Newcastle, Paul Price, Steve MacKenzie, Alan Kennedy, Aberdeen, Tony Currie.
Oct 31 Paul Miller, Glenn Hoddle & Billy Caskey/Dave Langan/Ipswich/Kenny Dalglish & John Wile, Dave Swindlehurst, Malcolm Waldron & Chris Jones, John Matthews, Peter Shilton.
Nov 7 Sammy McIlroy & Tony Woodcock/Johan Cruyff/Scotland v. Austria/N. Ireland v. England, Andy King, Frank Kopel, Rotherham.
Nov 21 Paul Hart/West Brom v. Norwich/Celtic v. Rangers/Ian Wallace, Mike Fillery,
Archie Gemmill, John Burridge.
Dec 26 George Best/Super Strikers/Garry Stanley/Tony Woodcock, Glenn Hoddle.
Jan 2 New Year cartoon/Super Strikers/Orient/Lou Macari, Steve Emery.
Jan 9 Graham Paddon/Match '80 Soccer Calendar, pt 1/Martin Buchan/Jim Bone,
Andy Gray, Brendan O'Callaghan, Andy Peake.
Jan 16 John Hollins/Match '80 Soccer Calendar, pt 2/Billy Bonds & John Brownlie/Stan Bowles, Dixie McNeill.
Jan 23 Peter Withe & Don Givens/Match '80 Soccer Calendar, pt 3/Ray Hankin/Eric Gates,
Jan 30 John Trewick & Garry Birtles/Ossie Ardiles/Bosco Jankovic/Jimmy Rimmer, Sheff Wed, Davie Provan, Bob Hazell.
Feb 13 Ricky Hill & Ron Harris/Ray Clemence/Frank Gray/Phil Parkes, Jimmy Nicholl,
Bryan Robson (West Brom), Allan Evans.
Feb 20 Graham Rix & Glenn Hoddle/Martin Peters & Colin Viljoen/Phil Thompson/Gary Bailey, Malcolm Waldron, Garry Birtles.
Mar 5 Arnold Muhren & Chris Jones/Garth Crooks & Mark Higgins/Peter Withe/Martin Hodge,
Alan Biley, Steve Perryman.
Apr 12 Mike Channon & Wayne Entwhistle/Arsenal/Arnold Muhren/Trevor Francis, Ray Clemence, Colin Todd.
Apr 19 Alan Devonshire & Gary Megson/Kevin Keegan/Graham Rix/F.A. Cup semi-final action, Tony Morley.
May 31 George McCluskey & Frank McGarvey/Archie Gemmill/Kevin Keegan/Dave Bennett, Dennis Mortimer, Glenn Hoddle, Paul Bradshaw.
June 21 Archie Gemmill & Steve Coppell/Scotland v England/Sandy Jardine/Bobby Smith, John Robertson, Billy Gilbert, Peter Latchford.
June 28 (Euro '80) Ray Wilkins/The Goals that Got Away (England v. Italy)/Chris Hughton/Alan Curbishley, David Price, Steve Hardwick, David Fairclough.
July 5 Man City v. Stoke/Frank Stapleton, Liam Brady, Graeme Souness & Alan Hansen ('79 Charity Shield)/Jim Cannon/Wilkins' Touch of Class (v. Belgium), Joe Gallagher, Pat Jennings.
July 12 Leicester v. Wrexham/Terry Yorath/Adrian Heath/Horst Hrubesch, Kevin Keelan,
July 19 Peter Withe/Kenny Sansom/Alan Young/Eric Gerets, Allan Evans, Jim McDonagh,
July 26 Kenny Burns/Keith Bertschin/Paul Hart/Andy Gray, Jeff Wealands, George McCluskey.
Sep 20 Kenny Dalglish/Kevin Keegan/David Armstrong/Andy Peake, Alan Dodd.
Oct 11 Kenny Sansom/Coventry/Paul Cooper/Steve Daley, Ossie Ardiles, Gordon Strachan.
Nov 15 Garth Crooks/Ken Swain/Vince Hilaire/Jim Platt, Mickey Thomas, Ross Jenkins &
Nov 29 Graeme Souness/Ipswich/Peter Daniel/Gary Chivers, Iain Munro.
Dec 6 Terry Yorath & Glenn Hoddle/Tommy Booth/John Wile & Trevor Cherry/Liam Brady,
Dec 20 Steve Coppell & Glenn Hoddle/Aston V/Phil Neal/Steve Goble, Martin O'Neill
Dec 27 Russell Osman/Billy Ashcroft/Swansea/Bobby Russell, Garth Crooks, Ray Kennedy.
Feb 7 Willie Young/Steve Coppell/A-Z "F"/KD pt 5, Alex McLeish, Kevin Reeves.
Apr 11 Mick Mills, Joe Corrigan, Steve Perryman, Geoff Palmer (FA Cup semi's preview)/Peter Withe/A-Z "M"/KD pt 14, Ivan Golac
May 30 Trevor Brooking/Frans Thijssen/A-Z "R"/Rangers, Mark Dennis, KD pt 20, Pat Jennings.
June 6 John Wark (with UEFA Cup)/Alan Kennedy & Phil Neal with European Cup/A-Z "S"/Colin Walsh, Steve MacKenzie, Chris Nicholl.
June 13 Steve Coppell & Frank Gray/Kenny Dalglish/A-Z "T"/Steve McCall, Peter Barnes,
Best of British (Home Internationals pics).
June 27 Cyrille Regis/Paul Mariner/Mike Angus/Danny McGrain, A-Z "V", Kenny Sansom &
Gary Shaw, Brooking's Bombshell.
July 4 Mike McCartney & Ivan Katalinic/Kevin Reeves/A-Z "W"/Matchmen Chart-toppers,
Gary Gillespie, Garth Crooks.
July 11 Glenn Hoddle/Joe Jordan/A-Z "X & Y"/Gary Owen, David O'Leary, Alan Brown,
July 18 Steve MacKenzie & John Wark/Andy Gray/A-Z "Z"/Peter Withe, Graham Roberts,
Aug 29 (includes Mastermind of Soccer Pt 1 flexidisc, featuring Glenn Hoddle, Alan Kennedy & Peter Withe) Glenn Hoddle/Liverpool/Top Ten Quiz/Derek Statham, Fabulous Falco (Charity Shield action), Lou Macari, Brendon Batson £5
Oct 31 Graeme Souness/Charlie Nicholas/Bryan Robson (Man Utd)/Lee Chapman,
Nov 28 Paul Mariner/Barnsley/Kevin Reeves/England Are Back (WC qualifier v Hungary),
Mike Lyons, Brian Stein.
Dec 12 Stuart Gray & Cyrille Regis/England's Wembley Warriors/Paul Goddard/Preston,
Alan Curbishley, Paul Mariner.
Jan 16 Graeme Souness/Sammy Lee/Ray O'Brien/Barry Venison, Tommy Caton, Charlton,
Jan 30 Paul Miller & David Geddis/Cambridge/BillyThomson/Dave Watson (Stoke), Graham Rix, Geoff Palmer, Kevin Reeves.
Feb 13 Brian McDermott & Iain Munro/Peter Shilton/Oxford/Paul Walsh, Alan Kennedy,
Nigel Callaghan, Eric Gates.
Apr 24 Garth Crooks/Dave Watson (Norwich)/Keith Cassells/Tony Currie, Sammy McIlroy, Zico.
May 15 Eric Gates & Dave Watson (Stoke)/Tony Morley/Steve Hunt/Andras Torocsik,
Gerry Armstrong, Peter Fox
June 5 Gary Bailey/Champions - Liverpool tribute/Zbigniew Boniek/Justin Fashanu, Luton (Div 2. Champs).
June 19 (WC) David Narey & Trevor Brooking/England/Jan Ceulemans/Mal Dongaghy, Sheff Utd (Div 4. Champs), Brian Stein.
June 26 (WC) Paul Mariner & Christian Lopez/England v. France action/Tony Woodcock/The Big (WC) Kick-off, Brazil v. Scotland.
July 3 (WC) Trevor Francis/England v. Czecoslovakia & Kuwait/Pluck of the Irish (WC win v Spain)/Tartan Tragedy (WC v Russia)
July 24 Alan Sunderland & Everald La Ronde/Mick Mills/Alain Giresse/Willie Young, Alan Curtis, Pierre Littbarski, Paulo Rossi.
July 31 Alan Young & Paul Price/Paul Mariner/Peter Bodak/George Wood, Italy - World Champions.
Nov 13 Free programme promotion/Sunderland/Hans Van Breuklen/Martyn Bennett,
Jan 1 George Berry & Alan Sunderland/1983 Soccer Calendar/Kerry Dixon/Bob Bolder,
Danny Thomas, Cambridge, John Barnes.
Jan 15 Glenn Hoddle/Luton/Mick McGuire/Gordon Hobson, Mark Wright, Ronnie Whelan,
Jan 22 Kenny Dalglish/Rangers/Derrick Parker/Andy Gray, David McCreery, Iain McCulloch,
Jan 29 Wayne Clarke/Notts Co/Norman Whiteside/Dennis Mortimer, Jimmy Nicholl,
Danny Wallace, Alan Mayes.
Feb 5 Steve Archibald/Oldham/Andy Ritchie/Huddersfield, Nigel Callaghan, David O' Leary.
Feb 19 Graham Roberts/Jan Lohman/Ray Stewart/Derby, Remi Moses, Malcolm Webster,
Mar 5 Paul Power/England v. Wales action/Gordon Strachan/Norwich, Michael Robinson,
Mar 12 Gary Bannister/Mark Higgins/Gordon McQueen/Mark Barham & Dennis Rofe,
Alan Sunderland, Gary Megson.
Apr 2 (L*) Liverpool, League Cup winners/League Cup final action/Derek Scott/Kevin Reeves,
Bob Latchford, St Mirren, Alan Brazil.
Apr 9 Gerry Armstrong & Paul Miller/Euro '84 qualifier action/Simon Stainrod/Steve Massey,
Gary Rowell, Paul Dyson, Joey Jones.
Apr 16 Jimmy Case/Arsenal/Gary Bannister/Steve Foster, Alex McLeish, Andy McCulloch,
Apr 23 Michael Robinson & Mike Lyons/F.A. Cup semi-final action/Alex Williams/Ricky Hill &
Paul Walsh, Ian Bolton & Mark Falco, Trevor Christie, Paul Bracewell.
Apr 30 Gordon McQueen/Vladimar Petrovic, Gary Shaw & Gordon Cowans/Ian Wallace/Romeo Zondervan, Mick McCarthy, Colin Gibson, Peter Fox.
May 7 Bob Hazell & Gary Lineker/Tony Woodcock/Tony Galvin/Francois Van Der Elst,
England Win 'Withe' Style, Martin O'Neill, Chris Waddle.
May 14 Tony Woodcock & Graham Roberts/Craig Johnston/Hans van Breukelen/Ross Jenkins, Arthur (Cox's) Army, Warren Neill, Ian Wilson.
June 4 (F Rep*) Bryan Robson/Kenny Sansom cartoon/Mark Wright/F.A. Cup Final replay action, Paul Sturrock, Wimbledon (Div 4. Champs)
June 11 Steve Lynex & Willie Donachie/Peter Withe cartoon/Terry Butcher/John Deehan, England v. Scotland action.
June 18 Mike Channon & Gordon McQueen/Mark Chamberlain/Davie Dodds/Brian Talbot,
Gordon Smith & Mel Sterland, Alvin Martin, Mike Duxbury.
June 25 Cyrille Regis, Ray Stewart & Alvin Martin/Charlie Nicholas cartoon/Allan Evans/David Felgate, Wales v. Brazil action, John Pearson & John Pender, Wilf Rostron.
July 2 Steve Wicks/Glenn Hoddle/Clive Allen/Paul Haylock, Colin Lee, Tristan Benjamin,
July 9 David O'Leary & Chris Whyte/Charlie Nicholas/Gary Shelton/David Hodgson, Nick Pickering
July 16 David Armstrong & Wayne Turner/John Deehan & Norman Whiteside/Ian Wallace/Gary Shaw, Gary Brooke, Gordon Smith, Martin Dobson.
July 23 Stewart Robson & Peter Withe/Club Fact File cover/Russell Osman/Paul Miller,
Tony Morley, Kelham O'Hanlon, Billy Bonds.
July 30 Cyrille Regis/John Gregory & Ian Cartwright/Pat Bonner/Graham Roberts,
Mark Lawrenson, Tony Grealish, Luther Blissett.
Aug 6 Clive Goodyear & Trevor Aylott/Brighton/Gary Lineker/Gary Bailey, Peter Hampton.
Aug 13 David O'Leary, Kenny Sanson & Norman Whiteside/Swansea/Terry Fenwick/Ian Munro, Bryan Robson, Mal Donaghy, Dave Watson (Norwich).
Aug 27 New season - Dalglish, Keegan, Robson, Hoddle/Man Utd/David O'Leary.
Sep 3 Graeme Souness/Sheff Wed/Alan Curbishley/Mark Grew, Mark Hateley & Gary Stevens (Tottenham), Arthur Graham.
Sep 17 John Humphrey & Ian Rush/West Brom/George McCluskey/Paul Dyson,
John MacDonald, Mike Fillery, Allan Evans.
Sep 24 Mick Harford & Allan Evans/Portsmouth/Terry Gibson/Keith Edwards, Trevor Steven,
Mark Procter, Bryan Robson.
Oct 1 Frank Worthington & Bob Hazell/Birmingham/Alan Kennedy/Andy Gray, Wimbledon,
Kevin O' Callaghan.
Oct 8 Steve McCall & Tony Galvin/Huddersfield/Alan Brazil/Steve Lynex, Billy Bonds,
Mark Chamberlain, Geoff Palmer & Michael Robinson.
Oct 15 Phil Thompson, Phil Neal & Arnold Muhren/QPR/Charlie Nicholas/Garry Thompson,
Kevin Moran, Sammy McIlroy with George Berry & Mickey Thomas.
Oct 22 Frank Bunn/Stoke/Dave Swindlehurst/Tony Coton, John Pender & Peter Daniel,
Paul Power, Motherwell.
Oct 29 Peter Withe/Barnsley/Ian Bolton/Allan Evans & Steve Moran, Cyrille Regis,
Paul Bracewell, Craig Johnston.
Nov 5 Michael Robinson & Gordon McQueen/Leicester/Chris Waddle/Peter Shilton,
Wilf Rostron, Alan Biley, Stockport.
Nov 12 Garry Thompson & Alvin Martin/Wolves/George Burley/Nigel Callaghan,
Phil Thompson & Frank Stapleton, Kevin Keegan.
Nov 19 Eric Gates & Gary Stevens (Tottenham)/Sheff Utd/Kerry Dixon/Tony Woodcock.
Nov 26 Mark Wright & Mike Fillery/Leeds/Garry Birtles/Neil Smilie & Gordon Smith,
England's Four-Goal Farewell (EC qualifier v. Luxembourg), Neil Orr.
Dec 3 Mark Walters & Jim Hagan/Sunderland/Danny Thomas/Sammy Lee, Nigel Spink.
Dec 10 Perry Suckling/Southampton/Jimmy Case/Mansfield trio, Keegan, Whitworth & Barrowclough, Ian Rush, Swindon.
Dec 17 John Pender & Michael Robinson/Ipswich/Trevor Senior/Martiin Buchan,
Robbie James, Byron Stevenson, Tony Cottee.
Dec 24 Glenn Hoddle/Aston V/Colin Hill/Kenny Jackett, Arnold Muhren, Kevin Ratcliffe.
Dec 31 David O'Leary & Norman Whiteside/1984 Calendar/Gerry Daly/Terry McDermott,
Eric Gates, Bradford, Alvin Martin.
Jan 7 Nigel Callaghan & Brian Roberts/Norwich/Ian Stewart/Graeme Souness, Steve Foster, Dennis Mortimer & Garry Williams, Halifax.
Jan 21 Gary Shelton/Blackburn/Paul Barron/Rachid Harkouk, Alan Hansen, Gary Shaw,
Jan 28 Glenn Hoddle/Bournemouth/Les Phillips/Mike Duxbury, Peter Beardsley, Greg Downs, Kevin MacDonald.
Feb 4 Garry Birtles/Walsall/Paul Haylock/Kenny Dalglish, Steve Archibald, Peter Withe.
Feb 11 George Riley, Wilf Rostron & Nigel Callaghan/Nott'm F/Tony Grealish/Nicky Cross &
Alan Devonshire, Neville Southall, Micky Adams, Aberdeen,
Feb 18 Noel Blake/Burnley/Gary Megson/Paul Maguire, Steve Wicks, Mark Wright, Paul Davis.
Feb 25 Steve Perryman/Notts Co/Derek Parlane/Kirk Stephens, Bruce Grobelaar, Millwall.
Mar 3 Liverpool celebrations/Watford/Ray Wilkins/Shaun Elliot, Frank Worthington, Keith Bertschin
Mar 10 Steve Williams/Plymouth/Joe Hagan/Steve Hodge, Maurice Johnston, Mansfield.
Mar 17 Chris Hughton/Diego Maradona/Paul McStay/Perry Suckling, Mick Harford & Allan Evans, new England kit, Newcastle.
Mar 24 (L) Kevin Ratcliffe & Graeme Souness/Everton/Mark Lawrenson/Alan Curbishley,
Mar 31 (L*) John Bailey & Alan Kennedy/League Cup Final action/Dennis Mortimer/Billy Wright, Andy Rogers & Clive Whitehead, Chris Fairclough, Luton.
Apr 7 Kenny Dalglish/League Cup Final replay action/Mike Channon/Rangers' League Cup, Russell Osman & Alan Brazil, Grimsby.
Apr 14 Steve Moran & Kevin Moran/Nott'm F/Tommy Tynan/United celebrate, John Wark,
Andy Gray & Mark Whitlock, Davie Provan.
Apr 21 Terry Gibson & Ian Bolton/Bryan Robson/David McCreery/F.A. Cup semi-final action,
Apr 28 Bryan Robson/Remi Moses/York/Luis Arconada, Bobby Smith, Maurice Johnston,
May 5 Andy Gray, Mark Wright & Mick Mills/Mike Hazard/Derek Statham/Steve Wigley,
Craig Johnston, John Deehan, Uli Stielike.
May 12 Kevin Keegan/"Farewell, King Kevin"/Brian Talbot/Brendan O'Callaghan,
Trevor Brooking, Cyrille Regis, Jan Ceulemans.
May 19 (F) Peter Reid & Maurice Johnston/Andy Gray & George Reilly/Tommy Burns/Allan Simonsen.
May 26 Kevin Richardson & John Bailey with F.A. Cup/Sharp's Sweet Success/Costica Stefanescu/Paul Mariner, Magnificent Minster Men (York, Div 4 Champs).
June 9 Phil Neal & Alan Kennedy with European Cup/There's No Place Like Rome !/Neville Southall/Lee Chapman, Glory Boys (England U-21), Tamagnini Nene, Mick Mills.
June 16 Adrian Heath & Dennis Van Wyk/Ian Rush/Pat Nevin/John Branes, Tony Grealish,
Brian Talbot, Frank McGarvey.
June 23 John Barnes & Mark Hateley/Liverpool Treble winners/Darren Wood/Graham Baker, England's Samba Sensation, Nigel Spink, Chris Waddle & Robbie Cooke.
June 30 Ken McNaught & Paul Mariner/Mark Hateley/Michael Robinson/Gordon McQueen,
Arthur Albiston & Brian McClair (Macari Test action), Mike Channon & Kevin Ratcliffe,
Mel Sterland, Mark Hughes.
July 7 Michel Platini/Michel the Musketeer !/Peter Reid/Terry Fenwick, Tony Morley,
Chris Turner, Peter Mendham.
July 14 Mark Hateley/Graham Roberts & Oleg Blokhin/Gary Waddock/Paul Hart, Kenny Sansom.
July 21 Kenny Dalglish/Olympics Extra - Peter Elliott & Seb Coe/Mark Chamberlain/Tony Cottee, John Anderson, Colin Walsh & Nigel Callaghan, Alan Smith.
July 28 Alan Sunderland/Club Fact File cover/Tony Parks/Trevor Francis, Roy Aitken,
Daley Thompson, Alan Kennedy.
Aug 4 Bryan Robson/Viv Anderson/Kevin MacDonald/Steve Terry, Graeme Sharp,
Gordon Chisholm, Steve White.
Aug 11 Roy Aitken & Dave Mitchell/Steve Foster/Bobby Russell/John Gregor, John Devine.
Aug 18 Adrian Heath/Celtic/Nigel Worthington/Ian Rush, John Trewick, Tony Woodcock.
Sep 1 Clive Allen/Aston V/Puma Advert/Lincoln, Charity Shield action, Andy Blair.
Sep 8 Paul Mariner/Everton/Paul Walsh/Frank McGarvey, Gerry Daly.
Sep 15 Graeme Sharp & Alan Hansen/Newcastle/Nike Advert/Tommy Caton, Preston.
Sep 22 Gordon Strachan/Sheff Wed/Uhlsport Advert/Gary Bailey, Jan Molby.
Sep 29 Kevin O'Callaghan & Mike Duxbury/Nike Advert/Leicester/Doncaster, Jesper Olsen,
Oct 6 England & Scotland poster promo/West Brom/Alan Hansen/Peterborough, Mark Walters, Mark Falco.
Oct 13 John Barnes/Oxford/Kenny Dalglish/Mich D'Avray, Bryan Robson.
Oct 20 Kevin Richardson & Phil Neal/Portsmouth/Graeme Hogg/Kevin Moore & Imre Varadi,
Oct 27 Bryan Robson/Dundee Utd/Paul Mariner & George Berry/Paul Miller & Gary Bannister,
Port Vale, Gary Lineker & Wes Saunders.
Nov 3 Mark Hateley/Luton/MC Sports ad/Ray Clemence, Peter Barnes.
Nov 10 Brian Talbot/Grimsby/Book Shelf ad/Alan Brazil, Allan Evans, Rotherham.
Nov 17 Kerry Dixon/Burnley/pre-Xmas ads/Mark Hateley, Micky Gynn.
Nov 24 George Reilly & Ian Butterworth/Sheff Utd/pre-Xmas ads/Adrian Heath, Kevin Bond.
Dec 1 John Wark/Huddersfield/pre-Xmas ads/John Chiedozie, Arthur Albiston.
Dec 8 Bryan Robson/Bristol Rovers/pre-Xmas ads/Russell Osman, Graham Roberts, Tony Ford.
Dec 15 David Speedie/Norwich/Gordon Cowans/Remi Moses, Steve McCall, Lee Chapman, George Reilly.
Dec 22 Christmas cartoon/Gordon Strachan/Gordon Chisholm/Chris Waddle, Joe Jordan,
Brian McClair, Brian Stein.
Jan 5 Steve McCall, Ian Cranson & Garry Thompson/Stars for '85 Calendar/Andy Blair/
Northampton, Nick Holmes, Stewart Robson.
Jan 12 Gary Mabbutt & Paul Canoville/Fulham/Kevin Dillon/Paul Rideout, Bruce Grobbelaar.
Jan 19 Gary Lineker/Crystal Palace/Alvin Martin/Kenny Jackett, Martyn Bennett, John Aldridge,
Jan 26 Graeme Sharp & Mark Lawrenson/Rangers/Alan Smith/Mark Hughes, Derek Mountfield,
Chris Thompson, Mark Whitlock.
Feb 2 Mal Donaghy & Alan Curtis/Tottenham/Nigel Spink/Gary Stevens, David O'Leary,
Roger Wylde & Ron Futcher, Steve Bould.
Feb 9 Ian Rush/Billy Hamilton & John Aldridge/Ian Banks/Glenn Hoddle, Emeka Nwajiobi &
Mark Wright, Gordon McQueen.
Feb 16 Steve Williams/Man Utd/Simon Garner/Paul Haylock, Keith Houchen, Mark Proctor.
Feb 23 Graham Roberts/Mansfield/Ray Stewart/John Barnes, Andy Gray.
Mar 2 Mark Falco & John O'Neill/Charlton/Mick McCarthy/Kenny Sansom, Paul Ramsey
Mar 9 Kenny Jackett & Kenny Dalglish/Reading/Graeme Hogg/Ray Wilkins,
Gordon Davies, Gary Williams.
Mar 16 Mike Channon & Asa Hartford/Chesterfield/Brian Roberts/Steve Terry,
Romeo Zondervan, Brian Marwood.
Mar 23 (L) Dave Watson & Barry Venison/Sunderland/Steve Bruce/Paul Bracewell, Luther Blissett.
Mar 30 (L*) Mark Barham/League Cup Final action/Wilf Rostron/Paul Birch, Kevin Wilson,
Mike Fillery, Martin Thomas.
Apr 6 Alan Hansen/Blackburn/Garry Thompson/Frank Stapleton, Tony Galvin, Martin Hodge.
Apr 13 Gary Lineker & Glenn Roeder/leeds/John Gidman/Graeme Sharp, David Hodgson,
Wayne Fereday, David Phillips.
Apr 20 Paul Walsh & Jesper Olsen/F.A. Cup Semi-Final action/Tommy Williams/Stuart McCall, Kerry Dixon, Terry Butcher, Malcolm Brown.
Apr 27 Kenny Sansom/Bryan Robson/Lee Chapman/Brian Talbot & Stewart Robson,
Kevin MacDonald, Ian Andrews, David Bardsley.
May 4 Paul Hart & Bob Latchford/Nott'm F/Chris Turner/Steve Nicol, Peter Withe,
Norman Whiteside, Phil Parkes.
May 11 (C) Andy Gray/Gordon Strachan in new Scotland kit/John Trewick/Ian Cranson,
May 18 (F) Kevin Ratcliffe & Bryan Robson/Graeme Sharp & Frank Stapleton/Pat Nevin/Murdo MacLeod & Davie Dodds
May 25 (F*) Norman Whiteside/F.A. Cup Final action/Ronnie Whelan/Gary Mills,
Kevin Ratcliffe, Eddie Niedzwiecki.
June 1 (C*) Gary Steven (Everton) with Cup Winners' Cup/Birmingham/Steve Kinsey/Steve Nicol, Charlie Nicholas, Frank McGarvey, Bradford.
June 8 Stuart McKimmie & Richard Gough/Man Utd, F.A. Cup winners/Brendon Ormsby/John O'Neill & Kenny Wharton, Mark Hateley, Peter Davenport, Joe McLaughlin.
June 15 David Lowe/All change at Anfield (Adidas kit launch)/Mich D'Avray/Kirk Stephens,
David Phillips, Hans Segers, Wigan (Freight Rover winners).
June 22 Mark Hateley & Fulvio Collovati/England/Gary Williams/Steve Foster/Phil Neal/Ian Allinson, Paul Bracewell.
June 29 Gary Lineker & Klaus Augenthaler/(Kerry) Dixon's Dream Debut/Luther Blissett/Alan Curtis, Johnny Metgod, Alan Brazil.
July 6 Gordon Strachan, John Gidman & Arthur Albiston/Kevin Ratcliffe (with Championship
trophy & Cup Winners' Cup)/Stuart Pearce/Chris Nicholl, Ronnie Whelan, Graham Rix.
July 13 Steve Bruce/Mark Hateley/Paul Futcher/Steve Hodge, Brian Marwood, Andy May.
July 20 Clive Allen/Dave Watson (Norwich)/Andy Feeley/Kevin Sheedy & Godron Strachan,
Les Sealey, Steve MacKenzie.
July 27 Chris Turner & Gary Bailey/Club Fact File cover/Gary Stevens (Everton)/Graham Moseley, Andy Dibble & Joe Jordan, Paul Ramsay, Clive Wilson.
Aug 3 Charlie Nicholas/Portsmouth/Steve Ogrizovic/Paul McGrath, Graham Roberts,
Terry Butcher, Peter Lorimer.
Aug 10 Alex McLeish & Maurice Johnston/Celtic/Jimmy Quinn/Sammy McIlroy, Derek Mountfield, Norman Whiteside.
Aug 24 Trevor Steven & Gary Lineker with Charity Shield/Oxford/New Balance ad/Champs
show no Charity/Russell Osman.
Sep 7 Mark Wright/Man Utd/Gary Lineker/Brian Talbot.
Sep 14 Mick Harford/Birmingham/Simon Stainrod/Garry Birtles, Paul Power, Alan Curtis.
Sep 21 Kevin Ratcliffe & Norman Whiteside/Sheff Wed/Peterborough/Maine Road Massacre
(City 0 United 3).
Sep 28 Glenn Hoddle/Leicester/Billy Hamilton & John Aldridge/Jeff Clarke,
Steve Hodge, Tony Cottee.
Oct 5 Mike Hazard/Coventry/Colin West/Peter Shilton, Mark Falco, Walsall.
Oct 12 Alan Davies/Blackburn/Dunlop ad/United denied (1-1 at Luton), Pat Nevin &
Kenny Sansom, Burnley.
Oct 19 Mark Hughes/Sheff Utd/Mark Lillis/John Chiedozie, Simon Stainrod.
Oct 26 David Seaman & Tony Cottee/Reading/Emeka Nwajiobi/Paul Kerr, Alan Davies,
Kevin McAllister, Nicky Morgan.
Nov 2 Gary Lineker/Everton/Kerry Dixon/Mark Walters & Mal Donaghy/Peter Beardsley,
Nov 9 David McCreery/Oldham/pre Xmas ads/Northern Ireland, Dons Delight (Aberdeen League Cup winners), Kevin Ratcliffe & Norman Whiteside, Charlie Nicholas.
Nov 16 Chris Waddle/York/George Reilly/Glenn Cockerill, Ian Rush, Ian Butterworth.
Nov 23 Steve Nicol/Charlton/Dennis Mortimer/Nigel Spink, Pat Jennings, David Rocastle &
Ian Stewart, Jesper Olsen.
Nov 30 Mark Hateley/Crystal Palace/Trevor Steven/Paul Birch, Steve Hunt, Neil Webb &
Kevin Bond, Kerry Dixon.
Dec 7 Mark Jones & Mark Ward/Rangers/New Balance ad/Peter Barnes, Frank McAvennie, Luther Blisset & Nigel Callaghan.
Dec 21 Graeme Sharp & Graeme Hogg/QPR/Phil Thompson/Steve MacKenzie,
Brian Stein, Alan Dickens.
Dec 28 Chris Waddle/Leeds/Clive Allen/Terry Gibson, Chris Woods.
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