Quite a bit of old Boro stuff @ Design Museum

Redwurzel

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Recently visisted the Design Musuem in Kensington for a exhibition on design in Football. It covered lots of topics inc.

Footballs
Boots
Manufacture of boots
Shirts
Stadiums
Injuries
Formations
Fans flags
Programmes
Holigan cards
Fanzines
Collector cards
Accessories
Football Finance and influence of betting companies
World Cup posters
Growth of Ultras

Boro related items included:

Wilf Mannion trapping technique tips (published by the FA for schools in late 1940s)
Orient fanzine cover about Alan Comfort playing in a priest's robe
Leitch's plans for the design of the Main Stand at Ayresome Park dated 1903. Very detailed.
A Baines collector card from around 1900 - saying play up Boro (in Blue)
1960s Boro programmes for sale in the shop @ £6! each.
Craig Johnstone predator boot and how it developed.

Worth a visit. I think it is open in August and only a few miles from QPR's ground.
 
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