Category Archives: Asia

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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Eastern 2 Rangers 1

Eastern 2 Rangers 1 (25th September 2016) After attending two Hong Kong games that felt like they’d been specially organised for Hong Kong’s claustrophobia sufferers, such was the paucity of the crowds, I was looking forward to my third game … Continue reading

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Pegasus 2 Yuen Long 2

Pegasus 2 Yuen Long 2 (24th September 2016) Just a quarter of a mile east of the famous Happy Valley Racecourse is the Hong Kong stadium, an impressive 40,000 capacity place probably best known for being the venue of the … Continue reading

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Hong Kong 0 Kitchee 2

Hong Kong FC 0 Kitchee 2 (23rd Sept 2016) Having been to over 300 grounds, you don’t get a lot of “firsts” very often, but this game would offer not only one, but two of them. For starters, this would … Continue reading

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Yokohama 4 Urawa Reds 0

Yokohama F Marinos 4 Urawa Red Diamonds 0 (29th August 2015) After the best part of a week travelling round Japan’s roads less travelled, by Western tourists at least, in Matsumoto, Takayama and Kanazawa, it was back to Tokyo, in … Continue reading

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Omiya 1 Thespakusatsu 1

Omiya Ardija 1 Thespakusatsu Gunma 1 (23rd August 2015) Another Japanese game, another pre-match stop-off in the Hub chain of British pubs, handily en-route to the ground. Another pizza with chopsticks too, perhaps topped later in the evening by a … Continue reading

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Kashiwa 2 Matsumoto 0

Kashiwa Reysol 2 Matsumoto Yamaga 0 (20th August 2015) Despite being less than two weeks ago, my memories of this game aren’t the clearest. It’s not the fault of the game itself, but more that I’d flown into Japan that … Continue reading

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Nakhon Pathom FC Ground Pics

I admit, these are not the most inspiring set of pics I’ve ever taken, but I thought I might as well post them up just in case there are people out there with a burning fascination for ex-grounds of provincial … Continue reading

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