In pictures: Football heroes including Kevin Keegan, George Best and Bobby Charlton given the stamp of approval

Royal Mail issue commemorative stamps to mark anniversary

Royal Mail is marking the 150th anniversary of the establishing of the rules of Association Football, with a stamp issue celebrating 11 of the greatest football heroes from England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

The stamps launch on 9 May 2013, but fans can pre-order them through Royal Mail.

Click here or 'VIEW GALLERY' for a preview of the stamps...