Saturday, 28 December 2013

Ogden's Cigarettes - AFC Nicknames


1933
AFC Nicknames
Ogden's Cigarettes
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This set was reprinted a while ago. The set was also issued by Hignett Bros. & Co.

Ogden's Cigarettes - AFC Nicknames
Hignett Bros. & Co. - AFC Nicknames
Imperial Publishing Ltd. - AFC Nicknames (Reprinted in 1996)
Phoenix Postcards - AFC Nicknames (Reprinted as postcards in 2012)

1.  Arsenal
2.  Aston Villa
3.  Barnsley
4.  Birmingham
5.  Blackburn Rovers
6.  Bolton Wanderers
7.  Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic
8.  Brentford
9.  Bristol City
10.  Bristol Rovers
11.  Bury
12.  Chelsea
13.  Clapton Orient
14.  Crystal Palace
15.  Darlington
16.  Derby County
17.  Everton
18.  Exeter City
19.  Fulham
20.  Grimsby Town
21.  Hull City
22.  Leicester City
23.  Lincoln City
24.  Liverpool
25.  Luton Town
26.  Manchester City
27.  Millwall
28.  New Brighton
29.  Newcastle United
30.  Northampton Town
31.  Norwich City
32.  Nottingham Forest
33.  Notts County
34.  Oldham Athletic
35.  Plymouth Argyle
36.  Portsmouth
37.  Preston North End
38.  Reading
39.  Sheffield United
40.  Sheffield Wednesday
41.  Southampton
42.  Stockport County
43.  Stoke City
44.  Swansea Town
45.  Swindon Town
46.  Sunderland
47.  Tottenham Hotspur
48.  West Bromwich Albion
49.  West Ham United
50.  Wolverhampton Wanderers

AFC Nicknames - errors/varieties

22.  Leicester City - founded 1844 (on the back)
22.  Leicester City - founded 1884 (on the back)

2 comments:

  1. I have never quite understood why Huddersfield Town don't feature in this set - unless it's because it might be a tad difficult to illustrate 'The Town'. By this time in their history, Town had won the Football League Championship three times in a row - the first club ever to do this - had won the FA Cup and were beaten finalists on three other occasions. What else does a club have to do to gain recognition? Except may have a snappy nickname ...

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    1. Yes, that is strange. I can understand why Cardiff City weren't included even that we'd won the F.A. Cup, been Finalists and runners-up in the League in the previous 10 years, but by 1933 we were in Division 3 South after two quick relegations. Not long after, we were applying for re-election!

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