25 Fantastic Photos Of Footballers At Home With Their Families In The 1970s And 80s

Before football was WAGs, VAR and super injunctions, life was pretty normal for Britain's top sportsmen

Once upon a time, British soccer weeklies like Shoot and Goal featured players at home with their wives, children and pets. Life was pretty ordinary back then:

 

Bobby Kerr Date: 1976 Source: Bobby Kerr Testimonial Programme

Bobby Kerr Date: 1976 Source: Bobby Kerr Testimonial Programme

Teddy Sheringham Date: 1989 Source: Millwall Match Programme

Teddy Sheringham Date: 1989 Source: Millwall Match Programme

Terry Nicholl Date: 1985 Source: Wichita Wings Match Magazine

Terry Nicholl Date: 1985 Source: Wichita Wings Match Magazine

John Jackson Date: 1972 Source: Goal Magazine

John Jackson Date: 1972 Source: Goal Magazine

John Doyle Date: Unknown

John Doyle Date: Unknown

Hugh Curran Date: 1973 Source: Unknown

Hugh Curran Date: 1973 Source: Unknown

Mick Leach Date: 1972 Source: Goal Magazine

Mick Leach Date: 1972 Source: Goal Magazine

Gunter Netzer Date: Unknown Source: Bundesliga Classic Archive

Gunter Netzer Date: Unknown Source: Bundesliga Classic Archive

Peter Cormack Date: 1971 Source: Goal Magazine

Peter Cormack Date: 1971 Source: Goal Magazine

Paul Madeley Date: 1973 Source: Unknown

Paul Madeley Date: 1973 Source: Unknown

Johan Cruyff Date: 1968 Source: Fotoleren

Johan Cruyff Date: 1968 Source: Fotoleren

Liam O'Kane Date: 1983 Source: Nottingham Forest Programme

Liam O’Kane Date: 1983 Source: Nottingham Forest Programme

Ken Beamish Date: 1973 Source: Goal Magazine

Ken Beamish Date: 1973 Source: Goal Magazine

Eddie Hapgood Date: 1939 Source: Illustrated Magazine

Eddie Hapgood Date: 1939 Source: Illustrated Magazine

Joe Corrigan Date: 1974 Source: Goal Magazine

Joe Corrigan Date: 1974 Source: Goal Magazine

Bradley Pratt Date: 1991 Source: Sun Newspaper

Bradley Pratt Date: 1991 Source: Sun Newspaper

Steve Perryman Date: 1974 Source: Shoot!

Steve Perryman Date: 1974 Source: Shoot!

George McLean Date: 1969 Source: Goal Magazine

George McLean Date: 1969 Source: Goal Magazine

Peter Bonetti Date: 1970 Source: TV Times

Peter Bonetti Date: 1970 Source: TV Times

 Everton Players Date: 1970 Source: Football League Review

Everton Players Date: 1970 Source: Football League Review

Ronnie Hellstrom Date: 1978 Source: Pre World Cup Publicity Shot

Ronnie Hellstrom Date: 1978 Source: Pre World Cup Publicity Shot

Howard Kendall Date: 1971 Source: Everton Football Programme

Howard Kendall Date: 1971 Source: Everton Football Programme

Alan Ball Date: 1968 Source: Topical Times Football Annual

Alan Ball Date: 1968 Source: Topical Times Football Annual

Peter Shilton Date: 1985 Source: Southampton Programme

Peter Shilton Date: 1985 Source: Southampton Programme

Derek Renton Date: 1970 Source: Heart Of Midlothian Match Programme

Derek Renton Date: 1970 Source: Heart Of Midlothian Match Programme

Thanks to Miles McClagan