Category Archives: World

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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Burton 2 Reading 4

Burton Albion 2 Reading 4 (6th May 2017) I’m not sure the phrase “there’s some space down there, down by the horse” has been said too often at a football ground, but the last day of the season party atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Belper 3 Kidsgrove 1

Belper Town 3 Kidsgrove Athletic 1 (15th April 2017) It’s not just about the football. If all I wanted to do was watch “a” match, I could pick one of the multitude of local games in the Berkshire area and … Continue reading

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Maidenhead 2 East Thurrock 1

Maidenhead United 2 East Thurrock 1 (8th April 2017) Just a small report from York Road, where I’ve been to several times before, with the ground being about 10 miles from where I live. “About 10 miles” isn’t that far … Continue reading

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Prescot Cables 2 Goole 2

Prescot Cables 2 Goole AFC 2 (25th March 2017) This doesn’t sound the most attractive fixture. Prescot Cables sounds like a factory team who should be playing parks football against the Stag & Hounds 2nd XI on a Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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Blyth Spartans 4 Skelmersdale 0

Blyth Spartans 4 Skelmersdale United 0 (18th March 2017) I am well aware that travelling around the country to watch semi-professional football matches between two teams I don’t support in any way, is a little bit nuts, but when you … Continue reading

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Muang Thong 2 Kashima Antlers 1

Muang Thong United 2 Kashima Antlers 1 (28th Feb 2017) With complaints about their tax avoidance, and their general dislike among the lefty unwashed masses for representing everything bad about global corporations, Starbucks struggles for praise these days, so I’ll … Continue reading

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Ho Chi Minh City 1 Can Tho 0

Ho Chi Minh City 1 Can Tho 0 (25th Feb 2017) Saigon is the kind of city that slaps you round the head with its noise, traffic and sheer chaos, lets you know it’s more business-like than beautiful, but like … Continue reading

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Da Nang Ground Pics

Sometimes things don’t work out quite as planned. For starters, my first day in Vietnam suffered an immediate blow which meant that while I was having breakfast in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang, my luggage was still 400 … Continue reading

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Banbury 2 Cambridge City 0

Banbury United 2 Cambridge City 0 (5th February 2017) Although it’s taken an awfully long time to get round to coming here, Banbury’s was one of the first non-league grounds I ever saw. I certainly would have seen Wokingham Town’s … Continue reading

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