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Soccer Star,  1961-70

 

Soccer Star continued to appear throughout the 1960's, providing an excellent mix of news and match statistics, but closed in 1970, largely losing some of its market share to Shoot and Goal.  Details of the front/back cover photographs are listed

 

UNLESS STATED, MAGAZINES IN THIS SECTION ARE PRICED AS FOLLOWS   :   1961 to  1965   -   £1.50 each.     1966  to  1970   -   £1  each. 

 

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1961  (the double team group is replaced by a single cover picture or action shot in September) 

May 20  St. Gilloise/Le Harve. 

May 27 Rapid Vienna/San Lorenzo.

 

June 10  ASK Vorwaerts/Colombo

June 24  Roma/Hamburg

 

Oct 14 Dennis Viollet.    

 

 

1962  (from February, a team group re-appears on the front cover, with a montage of four player portraits on the back cover).

Jan 13  Peter Bonetti.

 

Aug 18  Man Utd/Billy Haydock, Ronnie Clayton, Jimmy McNab, Gerry Cakebread.

Aug 25  Middlesbrough/Peter Johnson, Ron Crisp, Bobby Evans, Jack Charlton.

 

Sep 8    Walsall/Bert Llewellyn, Malcolm Lucas, Hugh McIlmoyle, George Francis.

Sep 15  Burnley/Malcolm Beard, Dave Mackay, Colin Booth, Ian Lawther.

 

Dec 8    Millwall, Tony Macedo, Albert Hartley, Jimmy Walsh, Dai Ward.

 

 

1963  (From August, the four player montage on the back page is repalced by a single player feature or match action shot until December).

Jan 5    Wrexham/Mike Stringfellow, Fred Davies, Mike O'Grady, Ian Gibson.

 

June 1    Scunthorpe/Cliff Sear, Mick McGrath, Alec South, Tom Cummings.

June 8    Dundee/John Key, Terry Tighe, Bob Hunt, Walter Joyce - (sl tr).

 

July 6    Arbroath/Ray Pointer, Eddie Clamp, John Kirkham, Arthur Longbottom.

 

Nov 2    Northampton/Frank McLintock.   

 

Dec 14  Bolton/Fulham v. Chelsea.

Dec 21  Bristol C/Fred Pickering, Alec Ashworth, Bob Cameron, George Evans.

 

 

1964

Jan 4    Lincoln/Mick Meagan, Gordon Jones, Albert Scanlon, Ernie Ackerley.

Jan 11  Leicester/Mike Wright, Norman Hunter, Gordon Wills, Wally Gould.

 

July 10  England/Ken Leek, John Charles, Fred Jones, Bill Houghton.

July 24  Scotland/Colin Dobson, Ray Wood, John Barnwell, Bill Coxon.

 

Aug 21  Bobby Moore/Alan Durban, Malcolm Starkey, Keith Webber, Bill Haydock.

 

Sep 25  Barry Bridges & Jim McNab/Stylo ad.

 

Oct 2    Dave Dunmore & Gordon Morritt/Gerry Baker, Jeff Smith, Derek Dougan, Mandy Hill.

Oct 16  George Best & Joe Wilson/Brian Rochardson, Wyn Davies, Hugh Neil, Ray Mabbutt.

 

Dec 11  Ron Webster & Dave Hilley/Clive Clark, Phil Kelly, Trevor Meredith, John Rowland.

Dec 18  Terry Neill & Denis Law/Vic Mobley, Tony Knapp, Terry Branstron, George Hannah.

 

 

1965 

Apr 16  George Cohen & George Mulhall/Frank Wignall, Terry Adlington, Willie Carlin, Derek Kevan.

 

May 7  F* - Liverpool (F.A. Cup winners)/Andy McEvoy, Bill Gray, Andy Lochhead, Tom Robson.

May 21  Ian St. John & Shay Brennan/Brian Turner, John Hollins, Terry Dyson, Keith Newton.

 

June 18  John Connelly & Arne Arvidsson/Mike Addy, Chuck Drury, Gwyn Jones, Dave Metchick.

 

July 2  John Ritchie & Tony Waiters/Brian Usher, John Colquhoun, Dave Shawcross, Gordon Marsland.

July 23  Martin Peters, Bobby Moore & Sandro Dentoni/Tom Singleton, Bill Hodgson, Ron Briggs, Charlie McDonnell.

July 30  Terry Paine & Josef Gelei/Brian Tawse, Warwick Rimmer, Bob Brown, John Price.

 

Aug 6    Stan Matthews & Port Vale apprentices/Dave Raine, Ian Lawson, Allan Harris, Fred Kemp.

 

Nov 12  Coventry/Tommy Wright, Bill Gates, Ron Newman, Phil Gunter.

Nov 19  Stoke/Vic Crowe, Ron Farmer, John Atyeo, Len Julians.

 

Dec 3    Sheff Wed/Jeff Astle, Frank Lord, Pat Terry, Bill Mailey.

Dec 17  Newcastle/Harry Poole, Brian Pilkington, Steve Flett, Terry Wharton.

Dec 24  Wolves/Graham Sissons, John Charles, Graham Parker, Kevin Hector.

Dec 31  Nott'm F/Bryn Jones, Dave Hilley, John Benson, Peter Broadbent.

 

 

1966

Jan 28  Sunderland/John Gordon, Albert Quixall, Peter Leigh, John Hawksby.

 

Feb 18  Everton/John Simpson, Jack Bowers, Derek Leck, Peter Bullock.

 

Mar 4    Colchester/Norman Bodell, Colin Tinsley, Ian Lawther, Maurice Evans.

Mar 11  Blackpool, George Boardman, Dennis Stevens, Dennis Burnett, Jimmy Robertson.

 

Apr 22  Newport/Derek Panter, Tony Scott, Barry Hole, David Ford.

Apr 29  Oldham/Geoff Fellowes, Tommy Baldwin, Dave Dunmore, Terry Hennessey.

 

May 6    Tranmere/Kit Napier, Tom Claxton, Martin Britt, Gordon Ferry.

May 13  F - Don Megson & Brian Labone/David Munks, Gordon Wallace, Mike Metcalf,

John Rowland.

May 27  Swansea/Henry Newton, John Bond, John Charles, Tec Jones.

 

June 3    Millwall/Tony Beanland, Frank Gregg, John McPhee, Marvin Hinton.

June 10  Fulham/Bobby Ross, Alec Ashworth, Jimmy Greaves, Gordon Marshall.

June 24  Besiktas v. Arsenal/Wilf Smith, Peter Rodrigues, Bob NcNab, Peter Deakin.

 

July 1  Sheff Wed v. Sheff Utd/Tom Robson, Gerry Byrne, John Docherty, Alec Dawson.

 

Aug 19  Coventry/Phil Chisnall, Brian Tiler, Alan Stephenson, Billy Russell.

Aug 26  Leicester/Roy Evans, Bob Smith, Tommy Passmoor, Kevin McHale.

 

Sep 2    Oldham/Ron Wylie, Laurie Sheffield, Alan Humphreys, Dick Hewitt.

Sep 16  Sunderland/Geoff Vowden, John Connelly, John Reid, Alex Stepney.

Sep 23  Brentford/John Oldfield, Tony Allen, Winston Foster, Alan Jarvis.

Sep 30  Sheff Utd/Fred Else, Len Allchurch, Bobby Campbell, David Pleat.

 

Oct 7    Walsall/Nick Sharkey, Emlyn Hughes, Willie Morgan, Harry Greogory.

Oct 21  Carlisle/Tommy Baldwin, Alick Jeffrey, Alan Skirton, Jack Smith.

Oct 28  Northampton/George Thompson, Tony Wagstaff, Joe Livingstone, Alan Bloor.

 

Nov 4    Man City/Geoff Hurst, Lawrie Leslie, Allan Clarke, Dave Webb.

Nov 11  Tottenham/Kevin Keelan, Jim Barron, Mike Bailey, George Graham.

Nov 18  Southampton/Steve Stacey, Peter Brabrook, Jim Goodfellow, Mel Nurse.

Nov 25  Birmingham/Graham French, Ian White, Steve Earle, Stan Harland.

 

Dec 2    Stockport/Peter Osgood, Graham Williams, John Parke, Terry Neill.

Dec 9    Hearts/Dave Clements, Martin Harvey, Arthur Kaye, Ken Wagstaff.

Dec 23  Chesterfield/John Gregson, Alan Durban, Stan Marshall, John Holsgrove.

Dec 30  Aldershot/Bill McCullough, Bert Slater, Ian Ower, Bill McKinney.

 

 

1967

Jan 6    Oxford/Terry Miles, Joe Pritchard, Albert Kinsey, Dave Harper.

Jan 13  Southend/Derek Dougan, Ian Moir, Jimmy Blain, Brian Lewis.

Jan 20  Norwich/David Nish, Maurice Setters, Tommy Fenoughty, Jim Thompson.

Jan 27  Millwall/Eddie Gray, Bob Graham, George Armstrong, Ray Bloomfield.

 

Feb 3    Rotherham/Brian Miller, Walter Joyce, Jim Collins, John Vincent.

Feb 10  West Ham/Dave Lennard, Tony Allen, Alan Suddick, Steve Earle.

Feb 17  Luton/Gordon West, Eammon Dunphy, Albert Johanneson, Tom Sweenie.

Feb 24  Gillingham/Mike England, Hugh McIlmoyle, Ian St. John, Jim McCalliog.

 

Mar 3    Berwick/Jim Langley, Doug Fraser, Jeff Astle, Mark Lazarus.

Mar 24  Wolves/Ron Phillips, Ian Buxton, Alan Ross, Oliver Conmy.

Mar 31  Bournemouth/Gerry Bridgwood, Bob McKinlay, Barry Lines, Neil Young.

 

Apr 7    Hartlepool/Bob Brown, Peter Garbutt, Dick Rooks, Cecil Irwin.

Apr 14  Exeter/Dennis Hollywood, Alan Ball, Gerry Young, Chris Rabjohn.

Apr 28  Darlington/Tony Book, Keith Peacock, Charlie Cooper, Ray Whittaker.

 

May 5    Torquay/Ron Davies, Gerry Gould, Bob Williamson, Tony Read.

May 12  Sheff Wed/Bernard Shaw, Alan Skirton, Tony Millington, Mike Bernard.

 

June 9    Celtic v. Inter Milan/Jim Herriot, Eddie Colquhoun, John Hurst, Peter Dobing.

June 23  John Barnwell & Jimmy Greaves/Bob Woodruff, Bill Williams, Richie Norman, Bob Wilson

June 30  John Sewell & David Woodfield/Southport

 

July 7    Eddie McCreadie & Allan Clarke/Brian Taylor, Eric Skeels, Nobby Lawton, Colin Bell.

July 21  Ian Collard & Neil Martin/Ron Atkinson, Tony Godfrey, Joe Jacques, John Barton.

July 28  Mick Jones & John Sleeuwenhoek/Celtic.

 

Aug 4  Stan Mortesnen, Jimmy Armfield & Ray Charnley/John Quigley, Gordon Neilson,

John Mitten, Bob Baxter.

Aug 11  Alan Davies, Alan Nelmes & Cliff Myers/Alan Philpott, Chris Harker, Ken Mallender, Dave Woodfield.

 

Sep 1    Nott'm F v Tottenham/World Soccer ad.

Sep 8    Jimmy Greaves & Roger Hunt/World Soccer ad.

Sep 15  Ron Yeats/Soccer Films ad.

Sep 22  Pele/World Soccer ad.

Sep 29  Steve Earle & John Charles/World Soccer ad.

 

Oct 6    John Fantham/Soccer Films ad.

Oct 13  Denis Law/Liverpool.

Oct 20  Dave Mackay/Soccer Films ad.

Oct 27  Ronnie Simpson/World Soccer ad.

 

Nov 3    Alan Ball/Soccer Films ad.

Nov 10  George Eastham & Alan Oakes/Sheff Utd.

Nov 17  Gordon Harris/Soccer Films ad.

Nov 24  Gerry Howshall, Tony Brown & Graham Williams/World Soccer ad.

 

Dec 1    West Ham v. Sheff Wed/Soccer Films ad.

Dec 8    Ron Davies/Nott'm F.

Dec 22  Alan Hill/World Soccer ad.

 

 

1968

Jan 12  Jimmy Greenhoff, Mike O'Grady & Eddie Gray/World Soccer ad.

Jan 19  Alan Stephenson/World Soccer ad.

Jan 26  Terry Neill/World Soccer ad.

 

Feb 2    Mike Summerbee/West Brom.

Feb 9    Mike Bailey/World Soccer ad.

Feb 16  Brian Kidd/World Soccer ad.

Feb 23  Wyn Davies/World Soccer ad.

 

Mar 1    Chelsea v. Burnley/Everton.

Mar 8    Paul Went/World Soccer ad.

Mar 15  Ron Rees/World Soccer ad.

Mar 22  George Kinnell/World Soccer ad.

Mar 29  Roger Hunt & John Hurts/Birmingham.

 

Apr 5    Allan Clarke/Southport.

Apr 12  Terry Hennessey & John Barnwell/Birstol C.

Apr 19  Derek Dougan & Ian Ure/Preston.

Apr 26  Newcastle v. Stoke/Chelsea.

 

May 3    Jimmy Greaves/Man City.

May 10  Calvin Palmer/Tranmere.

May 17  F - 1967 F.A. Cup Final/Tony Hateley.

May 31  Tony Book/Alex Stepney.

 

June 7    Len Badger/Joe Baker.

June 14  Eddie Hopkinson & Gerry Ingram/Eddie McCreadie.

June 21  Tommy Baldwin & Charlie Hurley/Aldershot.

June 28  Alan Oakes/Newcastle.

 

July 5    Martin Chivers/Ray Wilson.

July 12  Gary Sprake/Alec Briggs.

July 19  Mike Summerbee & Bill Foulkes/Gordon Milne.

July 26  Terry Paine/Bob Roberts.

 

Early issues of the re-vamped magazine now includes at least one colour player picture inside magazine. Pics are now listed as front cover/inside/inside/back cover.

Aug 2    Joe McBride/Jimmy Bloomfield/Arsenal (centre spread)/John Greig.

Aug 9    Roy Vernon/Sunderland/Fred Pickering.

Aug 23  Ian St. John/Blackpool/QPR

Aug 30  John Jackson, Steve Chapman & Frank Parsons/Everton/Burnley.

 

Sep 6    Bobby Charlton/Clyde/Orient.

Sep 13  Frank Clark & Bobby Moore/Wrexham/Nott'm F.

Sep 20  Ron Wylie/Rochdale/Coventry.

Sep 27  Barry Bridges/Gillingham/Wolves.

 

Oct 11   Alan Mullery & David Court/Oldham/Stoke.

Oct 25   Colin Suggett/Leeds.

 

Nov 1    Bobby Ham/Dunfermline  (sl tr).

Nov 8    Bob Thopmson/Rotherham.

Nov 15  Jimmy Greaves/Crystal P.

Nov 29  Alan Ball/Birmingham.

 

Dec 6    Bruce Rioch/Liverpool.

Dec 20  Ron Davies/Southend.

 

 

1969.

Jan 31  John Radford/Sheff Utd.

 

Feb 7    Brian Labone & Jeff Astle/Scunthorpe (inc. promising youngster listed as Joe Keegan !)

Feb 14  Allan Clarke/Oxford.

Feb 21  Eddie McCreadie & Alan Spavin/Bradford City.

Feb 28  Tom Murray/Peterborough.

 

Mar 7   Glyn James & Frank Large/West Brom.

Mar 14  L  -  Jon Sammels/Swindon.

Mar 21  Peter Collins & Alun Evans/Stockport.

Mar 28  Frank Spraggon/Luton.

 

Apr 25  Fred Kemp/Doncaster (sl tr).

 

Sep 26  Peter Eustace/Arsenal (centre spread team groups in rest of 1969 issues)/David Nish.

 

 

1970.

May 1    Peter Bonetti & George Graham/Colin Bell.

 

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