johnny_giles_cover_goal_magazine_dec_1970Published in London, Goal Magazine, in the early 1970s was a regular read in our house. More sophisticated, detailed & expensive than Shoot it packed a lot into its 48 pages. Disappointingly, despite being its cover star, all that they had on Johnny Giles in this issue was this…

For the week that’s in it and seeing that we’ve already featured Eamonn Dunphy and will shortly have a post on Liam Brady , I’ve scanned in some more on Giles from 1972 at the bottom of this post. But first, here are a few other page scans from Goal Magazine…

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adverts from goal mag

ballybofey finn harps 1971

And below, from that 1972 Manchester Utd Football Book No. 7 (edited by David Meek, isbn 0091126401), I’ve scanned this photo and its related interesting short article on Giles departure from Man Utd to Leeds.

Giles with son after 1972 FA Cup Final V Arsenal




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