25 Brilliant Retro Photos Of Footballers At Home With Their Families In The 1960s, 70s And 80s

Chris Wright

30th, September 2015

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Once upon a time, British football weeklies like Shoot! and Goal featured players at home with their wives, children and pets.

As you’re about to see, life was pretty ordinary back then…

1

Derek Renton (Source: Hearts match programme, 1970)

2

Teddy Sheringham (Source: Millwall match programme, 1989)

3

Terry Nicholl (Source: Missile Magazine, 1985)

4

John Jackson (Source: Goal Magazine, 1972)

5

John Doyle (1972-ish, judging by the vinyl)

6

Hugh Curran (Source: Unknown, 1973)

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Mick Leach (Source: Goal Magazine, 1972)

8

Gunter Netzer (Source: Bundesliga Classic Archive)

9

Peter Cormack (Source: Goal Magazine, 1971)

10

Paul Madeley (Source: Unknown, 1973)

11

Johan Cruyff (Source: Fotoleren, 1968)

12

Liam O’Kane (Source: Nottingham Forest match programme, 1983)

13

Ken Beamish (Source: Goal Magazine, 1973)

14

Eddie Hapgood (Source: Illustrated Magazine, 1939)

15

Joe Corrigan (Source: Goal Magazine, 1974)

16

Bradley Pratt (Source: The Sun, 1991)

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Steve Perryman (Source: Shoot! Magazine, 1974)

18

George McLean (Source: Goal Magazine, 1969)

19

Peter Bonetti (Source: TV Times, 1970)

20

Everton players on tour (Source: Football League Review, 1970)

21

Ronnie Hellstrom (Source: Pre-World Cup publicity shot, 1978)

22

Howard Kendall (Source: Everton match programme, 1971)

23

Alan Ball (Source: Topical Times Football Annual, 1968)

24

Peter Shilton (Source: Southampton match programme, 1985)

25

Bobby Kerr (Source: Sunderland testimonial programme, 1976)

A version of this post first appeared on Flashbak.

Many thanks once again to Miles McClagan (@TheSkyStrikers) for the cracking retro scans.