Like Look and Learn, binders were available to keep your copies of Goal all snug and nice and occasionally these turn up on eBay. Each binder holds a half year or 26 issues.
Goal magazine launched in August 1968 with a "do" at the Savoy, featuring Goal Girls and the assembled media, with Bobby Charlton signed up to do a weekly diary. Goal magazine launched in the same month as Russian tanks invaded Czechoslovakia and Tom Jones was number one in the charts with 'Delilah'.
The World Cup holders England were looking forward to defending their title in Mexico. Two months earlier, Manchester United had won the European Cup, and had come second to Manchester City in the first division.
By 1971 Goal had 220,000 weekly sales, which gradually declined from that high point down to June 1974, when IPC decided to incorporate it into Shoot magazine
Note: some PR issues may have no value. Selected issues in FN, VF or VF/NM may not exist in some titles.