F.A. News was first published as long ago as 1946 (initially as "F.A. Bulletin", changing its title to F.A. News in 1951), and has appeared in various formats down the years. We have a number of the smaller sized issues from the 1950's and 1960's, plus a handful in the A4 format from the 1970's.
Where applicable, the listings against each date refer to colour pictures on the front cover/centre/back cover/other page, other page etc, on the later issues, while details of the black & white cover pictures are listed on the earlier issues.
ALL MAGAZINES IN THIS SECTION FROM THE 1950's & 1960's ARE PRICED AT £5 EACH, WHILE THE REMAINING LATER 1970'S A4 FORMAT ISSSUES ARE PRICED AT £3 EACH.
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1950's/1960's ISSUES - £5 each
August - (Cover Picture) Unidentified action (cell. spine)
September - Bedford Jezzard
November - Sportsview Panel (Wright, Winterbottom, Wolstenholme, Mears, Barnes)
December - Playing On In All Weathers !
January - A Drying Craft (making boots/footballs by hand)
March - Wolves v. Bournemouth, and a broken goalpost !
August - West Brom at International Youth Tournament
October - Schoolboy Training at Roehampton
December - Duke of Edinburgh at Cornwall v. Combined Services
January - World Cup year
February - England training at Lilleshall
September - Wolves, League Champions
October - South African Touring Team
February - Tooting & Mitcham v. Nott'm F (F.A. Cup action)
April - Duke of Gloucester, Stanley Rous & F.A. officials.
August - Stamford Bridge match shot
September - Stanley Matthews & Arthur Kaye
October - Craven Cottage celebration.
November - Caribbean Tourists.
December - Christmas Greetings from the F.A. Council
January - Tottenham v. Torpedo Moscow.
April - Hampden Park
May/June - Blackburn v. Wolves (F.A. Cup Final action)
January - Gift to the Netherlands F.A.
November - Amateur Training at St. Mary's College, Roehampton
February - New F.A. Chairman, Dr. Andrew Stephen
March - Making the F.A. Cup Draw (sl trs to back cover/previous page)
April - Manager and Trainer at Hollies Convent, Manchester
May - England v. Scotland action (wof)
August - Fred Jackson (retiring Wembley Stadium Box Office Manager)
October - Olympic Stadium, Mexico City.
December - 22 Lancaster Gate
February - Cyril Knowles & Harold Shepherdson
March - Bournemouth v. Liverpool.
May - England autographs.
June - West Brom, F.A. Cup winners
January - Appointing Referees.
LATER A4 ISSUES - £3 each
February - (Front cover) Mike England & Geoff Hurst/(Centre) England Amateur Squad/(Back cover, non-football related ad) # /(Other pages) Wembley's League Cup Finals, Colin Todd, England Amateurs v Wales Amateurs.
March - Alf Ramsey/Leeds/ # /Jack Charlton & Mick Jones, Matt Busby, Man City in CWC,
F.A. Cup 3rd Round action, Brian O' Neil, Steve Heighway
April - Alan Ball & Francis Lee/Tottenham/ # /Pele, Riva, Muller, Kindvall, Colin Todd,
Martin Peters, Roy McFarland.
May - (F) Wembley Special/F.A. Cup supplement/Litesome ad/Wembley scences,
Spurs win League Cup, Howard Kendall, Ray Clemence & Gordon Banks.
June - (E) Everton v. Panathinaikos/Notts Co/Tommy Smith/Emlyn Hughes, John Jackson,
Bob Wilson & Gordon Banks, Alan Ball, Ted MacDougall, Trevor Francis, Frank McLintock,
July - Bob Wilson/Leicester/Skelmersdale/Celtic v. Rangers, F.A. Trophy Final action,
Amateur Cup Final action, England v. Greece, Bob Wilson (sl split spine).
September - Billy Bremner/Cardiff/Derek Dougan & Martin Peters/Terry Cooper, John Radford, Alan Birchenall, Harold Shepherdson.
February - Geoff Hurst/Newcastle/PE Careers/Chelsea v. Liverpool, Partick
March - Don Rogers/Goal In A Million/Jimmy Greaves/John Toshack, England v. Wales, Malcolm MacDonald, Bryan Robson.
April - Mike Channon/League Cup Final action/Martin Peters/Tony Taylor, Bobby Moore trophy, Rodney Marsh.
As 'Football News'
1976 : April - Rodney Marsh/Past Masters - Len Shackleton, Raich Carter/Ron Harris & Peter Taylor (Chelsea v. Crystal Palace)
This page last updated - 30/7/21