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by Sickage Flickage
23 Oct 2021, 23:47
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

Thanks guys for your generous comments. It took significantly longer to complete this tournament compared to the 1966 one, partly due to there being more teams, but also due to life intruding again post-lockdown. I fully intended to go straight into the 1974 tournament and had even collected some t...
by Sickage Flickage
23 Oct 2021, 23:29
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

Thanks guys for your generous comments. It took significantly longer to complete this tournament compared to the 1966 one, partly due to there being more teams, but also due to life intruding again post-lockdown. I fully intended to go straight into the 1974 tournament and had even collected some t...
by Sickage Flickage
16 Oct 2021, 19:06
Forum: Members Stadiums
Topic: My Stadium
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: My Stadium

I love it though. Reminds of my first visits to Villa Park as a kid in the mid-70's Houses like this were were all around the stands and have since been knocked down to allow for stadium expansion. If space is an issue I believe you can get 'half houses' which are designed for use around the edges o...
by Sickage Flickage
16 Oct 2021, 19:01
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

Thanks guys for your generous comments. It took significantly longer to complete this tournament compared to the 1966 one, partly due to there being more teams, but also due to life intruding again post-lockdown. I fully intended to go straight into the 1974 tournament and had even collected some te...
by Sickage Flickage
16 Oct 2021, 12:38
Forum: Members Stadiums
Topic: My Stadium
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: My Stadium

That's absolutely mint, Wacca. As Glenantony says, it's what we all dreamt of having as kids, and looks just like the ones on the covers of the late 1970's catalogues! I am I imagining it, or are there back yards of houses with sheds in one of the pics? But then you can't see them in the wider shots?
by Sickage Flickage
20 Aug 2021, 22:08
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Harvey's fund
Replies: 51
Views: 4304

Re: Harvey's fund

mrchrisallen wrote: 16 Aug 2021, 21:32 The “124” is back on Ebay again for £40!


...and now up to £67 with two unfortunate mugs competing for it.

The green is embarrassing!

If I was a re-painter, I'd be ashamed to be associated with him

If there was a 'Secret Guild of Subbuteo Scammers', he'd deserve to be struck off.
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 22:37
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

World Cup Final - Brazil v Italy (Cont...) The Italians were stunned and could not recover defensively and the Cruzeiro forward shot powerfully under the dive of Albertosi to win it for Brazil with seconds remaining! Tostao Shoots Powerfully Under the Dive of Albertosi to Win It for Brazil.jpg Tost...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 22:27
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

World Cup Final - Brazil v Italy (Cont...) Back came Brazil after the interval and Rivelino decided to take on the entire Italian team and worked himself a shooting opportunity... View From the Stands of Rivelino's Chance.jpg which flew past Albertosi to level the scores. View from the Stands as Ri...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 22:22
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

World Cup Final - Brazil v Italy (Cont...) However Brazil's concentration levels were lacking after the restart when Italy worked the ball to Angelo Domenghini... Angelo Domenghini Sizes Up a Shot from Distance.jpg who dispatched a long range shot expertly past Felix. All square in the blink of an ...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 22:17
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

World Cup Final - Brazil v Italy (Cont...) Relentless early pressure from Italy came to nothing and when Brazil broke down their left and found Pelé, the Europeans would have felt that they had enough defensive cover... Italy Have Plenty of Defensive Cover to Negate the Threat of Pele.jpg however t...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 19:44
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

21st June 1970 - Estadio Azteca, Mexico City - World Cup Final - Brazil v Italy Brazil - Classic HW Ref 50 Italy - Classic HW Ref 166 And so to the final game of this wonderful tournament which has seen some epic encounters in the searing Mexican heat As befitting a final between two of the three t...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 19:26
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

:clap: got to love the Ayr kit - lovely kit but you’ve guessed it they didn’t wear it - another slight but most definite Subbuteoism :lol!: it should have black side panels as was the fashion at the time Agreed, it's a very simple but very lovely kit and can't be bettered on the standard catalogue ...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 16:55
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

West Germany v Uruguay (Cont...) The West Germans were shell-shocked, but the half-time team talk worked and they were much improved in the second half and got a foothold in the game 2 minutes from time when Seeler played forward to Siegfried Held and he played a wonderful ball across to Reinhard L...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 16:53
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

West Germany v Uruguay (Cont...) The West Germans went straight on the attack but the ball was intercepted and Julio Montero-Castillo tried a long ball down the right to Cubillas. It was way overhit but the Nacional winger showed incredible skill to retrieve the ball near the corner, swivel and exe...
by Sickage Flickage
15 Aug 2021, 16:42
Forum: ISF Solo League
Topic: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay
Replies: 117
Views: 14444

Re: 1970 World Cup Solo Replay

20th June 1970 - Estadio Azteca, Mexico City - 3rd Place Playoff - West Germany v Uruguay West Germany - Classic HW Ref 178 Uruguay - Classic HW Ref 163 So the 3rd Place Playoff between two teams with real pedigree in this competition, finally got under way. West Germany v Uruguay Coin Toss.jpg The...

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