Side By Side
“We’ve had a few battles together,” says Peter Shilton to Ray Clemence in a Euro 80 keeper duet. “Singing our song, side by side,” they croon in the chorus, fooling no one whatsoever.
What says ‘Spain’ more than a football kit-wearing smiley, plump orange? Er, nothing, and that’s why Naranjito was the mascot for the ’82 World Cup. Olé!
In the modern era of tape and elasticated sock top, the humble tie-up has fallen by the wayside. Never better designed than the ‘numbered’ ones worn by Chelsea and Leeds during the ’70s.