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Fiorentina 1 Atalanta 1

Fiorentina 1 Atalanta 1 (24th September 2017) In truth I was getting a little sick of trains. I’d been on far too many in the last week and a half. Not just from Venice to Genoa, to Pisa and then … Continue reading

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Perugia 1 Frosinone 0

Perugia 1 Frosinone 0 (23rd September 2017) One of the difficulties of arranging this trip was the extraordinary amount of time it takes for the football authorities in Italy to release the fixtures. In England, not far after the middle … Continue reading

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Genoa 1 Chievo 1

Genoa 1 Chievo Verona 1 (20th September 2017) The award for the world’s least busy metro system, surely, must go to Genoa’s. It doesn’t matter what time of day you use it, if there are more than five people on … Continue reading

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Spezia 1 Novara 0

Spezia 1 Novara 0 (19th September 2017) It was something of a first, being wished “Happy Birthday” by the young woman in the Spezia ticket booth, as she entered my passport details onto my ticket for the game. There can’t … Continue reading

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Chievo 1 Atalanta 1

Chievo Verona 1 Atalanta 1 (17th September 2017) I hadn’t planned on going to Verona. My intention was to go to the city of Ferrara and see SPAL v Cagliari. SPAL’s ground is quite small though, and a total absence … Continue reading

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Venezia 0 Spezia 0

Venezia 0 Spezia 0 (15th September 2017) I really thought I’d love Venice. It always looked such a beautiful place in photographs, full of charm and history. Unfortunately I visited a Venice under near permanent grey skies, with bursts of … Continue reading

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Lincoln 4 Carlisle 1

Lincoln City 4 Carlisle United 1 (26th August 2017) After a very long trip to Lancaster the previous weekend, the temptation to have a Saturday “off” was quite strong. However, the forecast for good weather made me fancy a proper … Continue reading

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Lancaster 1 Mickleover 1

Lancaster City 1 Mickleover Sports 1 (19th August 2017) How can you not want to see a game at a ground which revels in the name “Giant Axe”? Well, I guess when it’s up the other end of the country, … Continue reading

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Redditch 5 Nuneaton 0

No pictures. No match report. Why? Because although I went to Redditch for this opening day fixture, I made the monumentally stupid mistake of not looking at the fixtures details closely enough, and turned up at Redditch’s ground a week … Continue reading

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British Grand Prix (Qualifying)

British Grand Prix Qualifying Day, Silverstone (15th July 2017) Over forty thousand quid – that’s what this day out nearly cost me. Now, I sure we all know a day out at Silverstone for the Grand Prix, even just for … Continue reading

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