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The magazine is produced on a seasonal basis, four times a year. The publication dates are the first weeks of the following months: Spring issue-March, Summer issue-June, Autumn issue-September and Winter issue-December.
Please note that the subscription prices below include the price of the magazine (£5) and relevant postage rates. Subscriptions are for five issues. Click below to order:-
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We have sold out of all back issues except a few copies each of 36 (£3.50), 43, 45 (£4), 49, 62, 66, 67, 68, 69, 71, 72, 74, 75, 77, 78, 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85 & 86 (£5 each).
Postage for all back issues is free to UK addresses (some postage will still be charged for delivery outside the UK. Please note that in some cases we have very limited stock, so it is worth checking with us for availability before ordering.
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you can write to GROUNDTASTIC, 21 Tiptree Grove, Wickford Essex SS12
9AL, U.K. Current issues cost, inclusive of postage, £6.50 (UK); £8.15 (EU); or £10 (World) . Orders by cheque or
money order made payable to 'Groundtastic'.
Keeping up with modern technology, Groundtastic is now available as a digital magazine. The new edition, GT87, is now available to view at www.joomag.com. The addition of a digital platform widens the options for the magazine's readers, especially those that live abroad and have to pay a premium for postage of the printed version. The magazine costs less as a digital version than the usual cover price. Some older editions of the magazine are also available for purchase as digital versions. Please note that digital versions are presently not available on mobile devices (e.g. phone, tablets etc.) but we are currently working with another digital provider to make the magazine available in all formats. Further news to follow in due course.
Excellent binders are available to hold six issues of the magazine. They come in a marble red effect with the traditional Groundtastic logo on the cover. Each binder costs £7.00 (UK), £8.00 (EU) and £9.00 (World) including postage. They are dispatched with instructions for use. Please email us for more information.
A printed index of issues 1 to 80 is available. It comes in a 72-page bound book divided into sections of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, Europe, Rest of the World and Miscellaneous. Some 2,800 grounds are listed from 155 different countries.
The index costs £6.15 (UK) or £10.15 (non-UK), inclusive of postage and has been produced by Peter Miles and is only available from him. He can be contacted by email at: email@example.com.
In addition to the magazine we have produced a series of quality postcards capturing the whole spectrum of grounds from defunct to modern and from multiple angle to aerial view.
Card number 9 - Thames Association FC, is shown above
There are 24 postcards in the series. They are:
PLEASE NOTE: Some cards are now completely sold out.
BRAINTREE TOWN - Two colour shots from 1994 and a b&w shot from 1963
BRADFORD PARK AVENUE - Four b&w shots of the derelict ground in 1987
CHESTER CITY - Two colour shots of Sealand Road being demolished in 1992
BARKING - Single b&w shot of the main stand at their former Vicarage Field ground - 1977
HAMILTON ACADEMICAL - Four colour shots of derelict Douglas Park in 1995
SCOTTISH JUNIOR GROUNDS - Three colour shots of Benburb, Huntly and Glasgow University
CAMBRIDGE CITY - Single shot of fallen floodlight pylon at former Milton Road ground
JEWSON EASTERN LEAGUE GROUNDS - Four shots of Harwich, Gt Yarmouth, March Town Utd. and Sudbury Town (Produced with our book on the same subject
THAMES ASSOCIATION - Single b&w aerial shot of West Ham Stadium in 1928
BOSTON UNITED - Single b&w aerial shot of York Street in 1971, prior to rebuild
THE CRYSTAL PALACE - Single b&w shot of the former FA Cup Final venue
HULL CITY - Single b&w shot of Boothferry Park in 1955
MITCHAM STADIUM & TOOTING AND MITCHAM - Aerial view showing both grounds in 1937
SOUTHPORT - Single aerial b&w shot of Haig Avenue from their League days in 1971
WORKINGTON - Four colour views of Borough Park in 1992
BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION - Four colour view of the Goldstone Ground in 1997
MAIDENHEAD UNITED - Astonishing b&w photo of York Road in 1962
BISHOP AUCKLAND - Three colour views of Kingsway in 1997
NEW BRIGHTON - A 1963 aerial view of the Tower Ground
STALYBRIDGE CELTIC - A view in 1922 of the ground during their brief League days
SHEFFIELD - Four views of the world's oldest club's Don Valley Stadium in 1998
MARINE - A colour view of Rossett Park under redevelopment in 1999
BUCKINGHAM TOWN - A 1975 view of the fine wooden grandstand at Ford Meadow
EAST ANGLIAN TREASURES! - Bungay Town in 1986 and Beccles Town in 1996
Each postcard measures 6"x4" and is printed on glossy card with yellow borders. There is a series number on the back with details of the subject matter.
Each available card costs £0.50. Special rates apply for bulk orders. Please contact us with enquiries.
Over the years we have published a number of books. Details of these are shown below.
Published in December 2000 this book is a guide to the grounds of the Jewson South Western League (as it was then) and features all 19 member clubs within the 48 pages.
Each club has a two-page spread featuring two photographs of the ground, club details, a ground description, travel directions and a local map. It is an invaluable guide to the non-league traveller as well as a useful reference work for all those with an interest in football at this level.
Now SOLD OUT.
Published in October 2001, this was our third League Guide and featured the 41 grounds that made up the Eagle Bitter United Counties League.
The format is enlarged to 80 pages and each club gets a two-page spread including two ground photos, club info and travel directions. Another book that will prove invaluable to the non-league fan.
Now SOLD OUT.
Other books published include 'A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO THE JEWSON (EASTERN) LEAGUE FOOTBALL GROUNDS' and 'BRAINTREE TOWN FC'S CRESSING ROAD STADIUM - A 75 YEAR HISTORY', both of which are sold out.