Vintage Sports Company Review – Win a Scotland Retro Tracksuit Top


The Vintage Sports Company are really striking a cord with the football fans of the UK and beyond with their unique offering of retro football shirts of unrivaled quality. The unique Manchester store and online shop, www.thevintagesportscompany.co.uk, offer lovers of sport and its rich history a trip down sporting memory lane through retro and replica football shirts and jackets from the last 50 years; custom designed sports balls and iconic fashion moments from nostalgic brands such as Slazenger Heritage, Fila and Sergio Tacchini.

The store and site are set to become a destination for the nation’s sports lovers – and indeed for partners and family members desperate to find a unique and thoughtful gift for the fashion focused sporting fan in their life especially as the retro football shirts come in beautiful presentation boxes.

The intention to become a destination and hub for sporting fans of all ages to share their passion with regular competitions, blog postings and reminiscences of games past and present.

They have already caused a stir in the press featuring in The Daily Star online, The Sun, Talksport and in the local newspapers.

Football mad duo, Paul Codd (33) and Jack Carpenter (35), are the founders of The Vintage Sports Company and the initiative is a boyhood vision and love for the world of sports that they want to share with their growing customer base. Codd commented:

“We both have a passion for football and the sporting world past and present. Our aim is to bring you a unique offering of quality retro football shirts and vintage sports products from the UK and beyond. We want to be a lot more than a retail outlet, our vision is to become a hub and destination for fans of the sporting legends of yesteryear right through to today.”

The Vintage Sports Company can be found by visiting www.thevintagesportscompany.co.uk.

Competition Time

The Vintage Sports Company are delighted to team up with Scotzine to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a Scotland retro tracksuit top.

The 1970s style retro tracksuit top is priced normally at £60.00, however Vintage Sports Company are giving one lucky reader of Scotzine.com the chance to win it for FREE if they can answer this simple question:

Q. Who did Ally McLeod succeed as Scotland Manager?

a) Bobby Brown b) Tommy Docherty c) Willie Ormond

Send your answer to mail@scotzine.com with Subject title of Retro Top Competition along with your Name & Address and size of top you want. Sizes are from Small to XXL only.

Competition deadline is 31st December 2010 and will be sent directly to you by Vintage Sports Company.


About Author


Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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