Category Archives: Europe

Faversham 2 Molesey 1

Faversham Town 2 Molesey 1 (13th January 2018) A late change of plan, mainly due to lethargy and not fancying a long trip up to Ilkeston on a dull and grey day, had me switching to the significantly shorter option … Continue reading

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Totton 0 Taunton 4

AFC Totton 0 Taunton Town 4 (6th January 2018) The cold and a touch of laziness dictated that Totton, about an hour away by car, was about as far as I fancied going this day. A visit to Totton’s ground … Continue reading

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Aveley 1 Grays 1

Aveley 1 Grays Athletic 1 (26th December 2017) Only 15 miles separate Aveley from Billericay’s ground that had been our noon kick-off venue, but the prospect of Boxing Day sales traffic at the nearby Thurrock Lakeside shopping mall meant a … Continue reading

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Billericay 1 Thurrock 0

Billericay Town 1 Thurrock 0 (26th December 2017) Another Boxing Day, another double-header, this time in Essex, around the other side of the M25. I’d been to Billericay before, but since then the ground has been completely rebuilt, and the … Continue reading

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Dunstable 0 Basingstoke 6

Dunstable Town 0 Basingstoke Town 6 (16th December 2017) Sometimes you have to feel a little bit sorry for some clubs. After a cheery greeting at the turnstile and programme stall, you walk into the modern clubhouse with welcoming barstaff … Continue reading

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Darwen 2 Runcorn Town 2

Darwen 2 Runcorn Town 2 (12th November 2017) Football fans can be an absurdly nostalgic and sentimental bunch. Little more so than regarding the early years of football, where fans have a strange attachment to the early pioneers of the … Continue reading

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Lye 0 Stourport 1

Lye Town 0 Stourport Swifts 1 (4th November 2017) With it being my turn to drive, and the prospect of a long trip north next weekend, this was something of a wimp out option, with trips to Goole, Grantham, Corby … Continue reading

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Brackley 3 Blyth 1

Brackley Town 3 Blyth Spartans 1 (21st October 2017) Going to non-league football, there’s a moment where you know the weather has turned, going from pleasant to not pleasant as the winter nears. Each fan probably has their own yardstick, … Continue reading

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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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