Footy games from the past

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Footy games from the past

Postby zulublue » 06 Oct 2012, 15:51

Hi all maybe this has been done before however after seeing focus post about stiker it got me wondering about other footy games from when we were kids.
Ive found these so far Super-Stiker, Big League,Zing,Shove a half penny,Soccercraft,Pro-actionfootball,Gran Slam,Tipp kick,Waddington table soccer and Premier League. Im sure there are many many more. Im gonna have a mooch.
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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby rattler » 06 Oct 2012, 17:15

I had one called Casdon Soccer I think.
It was pretty frantic stuff.
Good game.
Twiddled a couple of knobs by the corner flags and the players hit the ball with a paddle thing on their base.
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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby spurs1975 » 06 Oct 2012, 19:34

I had one called Casdon Soccer I think.
It was pretty frantic stuff.
Good game.
Twiddled a couple of knobs by the corner flags and the players hit the ball with a paddle thing on their base.
I had this set as well :grin:
remember playing me cousins on christmas day when i was about 7-10 yrs old thanks for bringing back some good memories :thumright:

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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby rattler » 06 Oct 2012, 20:25

Not a live-action type game like the ones Zuluman listed but a classic in my book was Soccer Manager by Capri.
Hours of important decisions to be made, we loved it!
"E I E I E I O Up the football league we go!"
Who can remember the four team names?
I think one was Westhampton Wanderers if my memory serves me correctly?
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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby newgolddream » 28 Oct 2012, 08:09

I had the Casdon one - or one like it...but it was named after Kenny Dalglish. Anyone remember that?

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Postby ISF » 14 Nov 2012, 06:58

I used to love this game. I've still got a couple of sets.

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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby akumulator » 14 Nov 2012, 08:49

I had the Casdon one - or one like it...but it was named after Kenny Dalglish. Anyone remember that?
i've got the Bobby Charlton version of this - will dig it out for some pics when i get a chance

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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby Jaypeedee » 17 Nov 2012, 11:25

I used to love this game. I've still got a couple of sets.

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Believe it or not, a mate and I still play this at the pub every Friday lunch-time. It's strangely engrossing. What I like most about it is how varied it is - you can play a 0-0 draw, followed by a 6-3, followed by 2-1 etc. The game was later relaunched at least a couple of times under different names.

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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby mod79 » 17 Nov 2012, 12:29

I had the Bobby Charlton Casdon version, which means that I'm approximately 10 years older
than anybody that had the Kenny Dalglish version ;-)
Used to love this game. They don't make 'em like this anymore. In the 60's and the 70's, when
it came to toys and games, there always seemed to be a lot of imagination and
innovation. Sadly lacking, these days.

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Re: Footy games from the past

Postby mod79 » 17 Nov 2012, 12:39

Penalty (by Pepys) was another ace game. It's got that 'one more game' addictive quality to it.


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