The ’69 State Schoolboys’ Football Competition – Adidas

Peter Thomas recently contacted the Footy Almanac in response to a story about Adelaide Sports Stores. We found that he has a wealth of stories gleaned from his days as an Adidas rep.

Here’s his first one, with a Western Australian flavour. Welcome Peter.

My first boots

My first footy boots were the aptly named Blue Star. Apt, as I am pretty sure that they were made by Rossiter’s in Unley and of course there were an abundance of star Blues footballers from that postcode (if indeed the PMG had implemented postcodes in 1971) and most of them seemed to be kitted [Read more]