Monthly Archives: May 2011

Farnborough v Woking/Ebbsfleet play-offs

Farnborough 1 Woking 1 (08/05/2011) Farnborough is hardly a new ground for me, being just 11 miles away. Nor is seeing them bidding to gain promotion a new experience. My very first visit to Cherrywood Road saw them beat Gresley … Continue reading

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Munich, Tunisia 2 Saudi Arabia 2

Tunisia 2 Saudi Arabia 2 (Allianz Arena, Munich, 14/06/2006) There aren’t many stadiums in the world that are as well known for how they look outside as inside. The San Siro would be one. The old Wembley would be another. … Continue reading

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Gold Coast 28 St George 24 (NRL)

Gold Coast Titans 28 St. George Illawarra 24 (08/06/2009) It’s fair to say I never took to rugby when I was growing up. Much of it is down to association. The only time I ever saw a rugby ball was … Continue reading

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Hednesford 2 Salisbury 2 (2-3 pens)

Hednesford Town 2 Salisbury City 2 a.e.t. (Salisbury win 3-2 on pens) SLP Play-off Final While Britain has been basking in unseasonal warmth for the past six weeks or so, my guess is that the coldest place in the country … Continue reading

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Polish Grounds, pre-redevelopment (Krakov & Warsaw)

Wisla Krakov, Cracovia, Legia Warsaw, National Stadium, Polonia Warsaw 2004 The first leg of a trip through Central Europe saw me first stop off in Krakov and Warsaw. I had hopes of seeing games in both cities, but in the … Continue reading

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Havant 1 Staines 1

Havant & Waterlooville 1 Staines Town 1 (30/04/2011) It’s amazing what a bit of cover can do to improve a ground’s appearance. In reality there isn’t a lot to Havant’s West Leigh Park, but it’s fully covered on all four … Continue reading

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Inter 3 Reggina 0

Internazionale 3 Reggina 1 (09/02/2003) It’s hard not to feel a little scruffy in Milan, as has been said many times. You certainly stand out as being English. I went there with a friend and his brother, and the moment … Continue reading

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