Monthly Archives: December 2013

Solihull 1 Worcester 1

Solihull Moors 1 Worcester City 1 (26th Dec 2013) Between the giant Land Rover factory on the edge of Solihull, and Birmingham Airport a mile to the east, lies Damson Park, home of Solihull Moors FC. Opened in 2000, after … Continue reading

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Bromsgrove 2 Earlswood 1

Bromsgrove Sporting 2 Earlswood Town 1 (26th Dec 2013) It has to be said, there are days when I wonder why I do this. Getting up at 7 am on Boxing Day was bad enough, but as I sat in … Continue reading

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Gainsborough 1 Vauxhall Motors 1

Gainsborough Trinity 1 Vauxhall Motors 1 (14th Dec 2013) Such was that lack of entertainment on offer up until half time in this match, I was beginning to think the quick pre-match shufty round Gainsborough Old Hall, the well-preserved Tudor mansion nearly … Continue reading

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Rot-Weiss Ahlen 1 Erkenschwick 4

Rot-Weiss Ahlen 1 Erkenschwick 4 (1st December 2013) I had planned to have a leisurely Sunday afternoon in Ahlen, walking round the town centre, perhaps finding a nice restaurant or pub for a meal, and then strolling down to the … Continue reading

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Schalke 3 Stuttgart 0

Schalke 04 3 VfB Stuttgart 0 (30th November 2013) There’s something special about the first glimpse of the inside of a stadium. Being a completely enclosed stadium, there’s no chance of that at the Veltins Arena until you are right … Continue reading

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Wattenscheid 0 Aachen 3

Wattenscheid 09 0 Alemannia Aachen 3 (30th November 2013) I have four tourist guide books covering Germany, and it’s not a big shock to find that none of them suggest visiting Wattenscheid, nor even acknowledge its existence for that matter. … Continue reading

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RW Essen 1 Bochum II 0

Rot-Weiss Essen 1 VfL Bochum II 0 (29th Nov 2013) I’m not sure how many Bochum fans would normally be expected to make the 12 mile trip down the road for a derby with local rivals Rot-Weiss Essen, but the … Continue reading

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