BACKPASS magazine, and its cricket
counterpart BACKSPIN, have been acquired by Extra Time Publishing.
Issue 41 of BACKPASS, which is in the shops now, is dedicated to
everyone who made that possible.
From February 1, 2015 a new publication, EXTRA TIME & BACKPASS,
will be launched. This move is an attempt to not only consolidate what
is now an
established brand on the football magazine shelves but also push it
forward to the next level and appeal to a new raft of readers.
EXTRA TIME & BACKPASS will be retro-themed – the BACKPASS
ethos will remain
and all the usual features will continue – but we will also take
a fresh, informed look at current events and issues with the help of
some new writers and columnists.
This is an exciting time for the magazine, and we hope you will
continue to offer the support that, over the last seven years, has
helped us to survive and flourish at a time when the market has been in
Issue 41 of BACKPASS features Ian and
Roger Morgan, Tony Brown, Frank Gray, Harold Jarman, Alan Moody, Brian
Mooney, Crook Town v Bishop Auckland in 1954, England 9 Scotland 3 in
1961, York City v Manchester United in 1995 and Estonia's no-show
against Scotland in 1996. Plus columns by David Pleat, Graham Taylor
and Norman Giller ... and much much more.
Issue 9 of BACKSPIN is also in the shops now. A
decision on BACKSPIN'S future will not be made until sometime in
February. BACKSPIN 9 features Colin Cowdrey, Gordon Greenidge, Aftab
Baloch, Brian Statham, Jack Birkenshaw, John Derrick, Graham Gooch,
Neil Hartley, John Manners, Mike & Derek Taylor, The Oval press
box, Lost Grounds of Derbyshire, the 1984 season and much more besides.
It costs £4.20.