Category Archives: World

Newtown 1 TNS 1

Newtown 1 The New Saints of Oswestry Town & Llansantffraid (27/10/2018) A quirky ground, hilly views, and a dodgy sat-nav thinking I’d prefer a scenic route brought me to Newtown in the middle of Wales, a place that felt so … Continue reading

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Spennymoor 5 Ashton 0

Spennymoor 5 Ashton United 0 (13th October 2018) I can’t say I enjoy getting up at 6.30 on a day off, knowing I have to drive 40 minutes to the house of a friend even before starting a five hour … Continue reading

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Hercules 0 Teruel 2

Hércules de Alicante 0 CD Teruel 2 (23rd September 2018) Following on from my staying Valencia, and three nights in Benidorm which I’ll put down as “an experience”, I arrived in Alicante, not entirely sure of how many games I … Continue reading

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Xativa 4 Novelda 3

  CD Olimpic de Xàtiva 4 Novelda CF 3 (16th September 2018) With my trip to Valencia arranged, the next step was to find some other games to go to during my nine-day trip. With Valencia playing on the Saturday, … Continue reading

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Valencia 0 Real Betis 0

Valencia 0 Real Betis 0 (15th September 2018) One downside of having visited a large number of grounds is the ever decreasing number of them that you still actively really want to get to. The good ones that remain often … Continue reading

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Tibet 1 United Koreans in Japan 1 (ConIFA World Cup)

Tibet 1 United Koreans in Japan 1 (UKiJ win 4-1 on pens) (9th June 2018) In less than a week, the real World Cup, the one with the stars, the money, the expensive tickets and the wall-to-wall coverage will start, … Continue reading

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Tibet 1 Karpatalya 5 (CONIFA World Cup)

Tibet 1 Karpatalya 5 (3rd June 2018) Same tournament as yesterday, same ground, but rather more goals on an enjoyable, if rather warm, Sunday afternoon. Following on from the Kabylia fans yesterday, it was the turn of the Tibet fans … Continue reading

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United Koreans in Japan 0 Kabylia 0 (CONIFA World Cup)

United Koreans in Japan 0 Kabylia 0 (2nd June 2018) “어떻게 우승하지 않았을까요?” is, according to Google translate, Korean for “How did we not win that?” which will no doubt be the overriding emotion for the United Koreans in Japan … Continue reading

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Hearts 1 Celtic 3

Heart of Midlothian 1 Celtic 3 (6th May 2018) The second game of my mini trip to Scotland saw me take the train to Scotland’s capital for a lunchtime game the following day. Edinburgh might be much more touristy than … Continue reading

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Rangers 1 Kilmarnock 0

Rangers 1 Kilmarnock 0 (5th May 2018) The original plan for this weekend was to watch Reading in Cardiff, which would have been a new ground for me. Reading’s 0-4 home capitulation to Ipswich last weekend, however, saw me seek … Continue reading

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