Saturday, May 11, 2013

Football Heroes


2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the Football Federation (FA) and the 140th anniversary of the Scottish FA. Therefore The Royal Mail’s new First Day Covers celebrate this auspicious double with a special issue, featuring some of the greatest Home Nations players to have graced the beautiful game since the 1950s.


The 11 football players chosen for this issue are Jimmy Greaves (England), John Charles (Wales), Gordon Banks (England), George Best (Northern Ireland), John Barnes (England), Kevin Keegan (England), Denis Law (Scotland), Bobby Moore (England), Bryan Robson (England), Dave Mackay (Scotland), Bobby Charlton (England). 

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