Thursday 20th April 2008 is a special date thousands of Robins? fans scattered across the globe, because it marks the 32nd Anniversary of their club?s last promotion to top-flight football. That evening Bristol City beat Portsmouth 1-0, at Ashton Gate wearing this classic shirt, before a blissful crowd of 27,394, thanks to Clive Whitehead?s third minute scorcher.
Terry Alcock was a versatile player born in the Potteries in 1946, he played 112 times for Port Vale before joining Blackpool, where he scored 21 goals in 196 games. Brief stints at Bury, Blackburn, Port Vale and Halifax followed before he played one season in North America with the Portland Timbers in 1977.
Hibernian 1977-1980 Bukta Home Retro Shirt.This shirt was worn by the great George Best. Best played 17 games for Hibs notching 3 goals between 1979 and 1981. George later returned the the USA where he played for the San Jose Earthquakes before stints with the Honk Kong Rangers, Bournemouth and Brisbane Lions amongst others.
Bristol City 1909 FA Cup Final Retro Football Shirt. Bristol City played Manchester United in the 1909 FA Cup Final 100 years ago. The match was held at Crystal Palace and was ‘replayed’ by teams organised by the Supporters Trusts of both clubs 100 years to the day at the same venue on April 24th.
This classic 60’s style shirt saw the signing of a player by the name of Martin Ferguson, brother of the more famous Sir Alex. The shirt gained some credit in the 67-68 season, when the Tykes gained promotion for the first time since 1954-55.