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Subbuteo scores in Hamleys
Following its recent re-launch at Toy Fair, Subbuteo one of the world’s most iconic sports games is now available in stores and has just been named the official sponsor of this year's Table Football World Cup. Paul Lamond Games new improved Subbuteo table football game is experiencing a great uptake from retail and although remembered by ‘Dads’ Hamleys, one of the most renowned children’s toy shops in the UK, will now stock the full range.
Four players from England's Under 12s table football team were at Hamleys to show their skills against willing opponents. Kye and Derrin, aged 10, Daniel, aged 9 and his brother James, aged 11, are from Kent Invicta Table Football Club and were on hand to demonstrate how this traditional game transcends to the children of today.
Claire Smith, category manager at Hamleys said: "Subbuteo is an iconic game enjoyed by lads and dads. Having been away for the market for so long it’s great to have it back on the shelves. Initial sales have been strong, particularly online, and retailing at £40 its fantastic value for hours of play."