Brighton & Hove Albion Football Book - Gift Details

If you know a diehard footie fanatic, there’s the inevitable request for football gifts every birthday and every Christmas, even if they’ve exhausted the stock in the club shop. Happily, there is an alternative...

The Brighton and Hove Albion Football Book – it’s a seriously big hitter. This newspaper-sized hardback kicks off in the early part of the 20th century in order to trace the team’s history through reprints of original reports. What’s more, you can personalise a certificate on the inside-front cover and, if you fancy digging just a little deeper, gold emboss their Name on the front cover.

Kicking things off with coverage of Brighton’s FA Cup first round win over Preston in 1908, this football book charts the Seagull’s history right up to the end of last season.

It’s a safe bet that no one reading this book will have been around in 1910, when Brighton beat Villa by a single goal in the FA Charity Shield. So here’s the chance, through reprints of original newspaper reports, to relive the Seagull’s only national triumph to date. Not that Brighton’s history has been dull – far from it. There’s also coverage of the 6-0 drubbing of Watford in ’58 that secured the Division Three title, as well as the press’ views on Brian Clough’s time at the club and the promotions into Division Two and One in ’77 and ’79, respectively. And, of course, the Cup Final of ’83 also features heavily. Things wind up at the end of last season.

All the articles are printed on luxury paper and independently cut and bound in a hardback book.

Now available with colour print option for coverage from 2006 onwards.

Your Gift Personalised

Personalise the Brighton & Hove Albion Football Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.

General Information

This personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, and you can pick from a selection of smart, high-quality covers (see below). All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror. Choose to have black and white pages in your book or, for an extra £5 only, you can even choose to have colour pages included in your football book. What's more, you can have their Name embossed on the cover in gold lettering for a small extra charge. Here's what you can choose from:

  • Brown Leatherette Cover – A stylish brown cover with black and white pages. The book title is beautifully embossed and also features a “Decorus Venatus” emblem, Latin for the ‘beautiful game’. Emboss the cover with the recipient’s Name for just £5
  • Brown Leatherette Cover with Colour – For an extra £5 only, you can have all of the above, but with the addition of colour pages (from 2006 onwards).
  • Luxury Leather Cover – Available in three vibrant colours; Red, Black and Blue, so you can choose a cover that best suits your team and tastes, making your gift really special and personal. Includes colour content for post-2006 coverage and free embossing of the recipient’s name.
  • Our Personalised Brighton & Hove Albion Football Book contains a minimum of 10% colour pages.

Delivery Details

UK Delivery Carrier Cost
Standard Royal Mail £3.99 1 - 3 Days 1-3 days
Urgent Courier £6.99 1 - 3 Days Next Day
Working Days

We operate Monday to Friday only, so weekends and holidays do not count in the production or postage timescales quoted. Orders placed before 12 midday begin production that day, while orders received after this time begin the following day. Orders placed on a Friday afternoon or over a weekend will begin production on Monday.

Production + Delivery

The majority of our gifts are made to order, so please allow time for the product to be made (produced) as well as the time for delivery. The table above outlines our production time for both standard and urgent orders, please add these to the postage lead time for an accurate idea of when you’ll receive your item(s).

International Delivery Leadtimes (where available)
European delivery is available on this gift
Delivery outside Europe (worldwide) is available on this gift
Standard Lead Time from production (airmail):
  • Europe: 3 - 5 days
  • Rest of the World: 5 - 7 days
Urgent Lead Time from production (Fedex courier):
  • Europe: 1 -3 days
  • North America: 1 - 2 days
  • Rest of the World: 3 - 5 days
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Brighton & Hove Albion Football Book

from £ 39.99
  • The history of Brighton & Hove Albion over the last century
  • Filled with news reports written at the time
  • Beautifully bound hardback book (38cm x 31cm) with new range of covers
  • Now available with colour print option - colour from 2006
  • Updated to include the 2015/2016 season
  • Luxury gift box available to complete this perfect gift
£ 39.99
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