Category Archives: Europe

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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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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Clitheroe 0 Kendal 0

Clitheroe 0 Kendal Town 0 (21st January 2017) It has to be said, there are times when I wonder if leaving the house at 8 am, to spend the best part of the next six hours trekking up to the … Continue reading

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Bognor Regis 1 Enfield 1

Bognor Regis Town 1 Enfield 1 (14th Jan 2017) I’ve had better organised football trips. I was planning to go to Brackley v Stockport, until a Saturday morning check of the state of their pitch revealed the fixtures site I’d … Continue reading

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Altrincham 0 Gloucester 1

Altrincham 0 Gloucester City 1 (7th Jan 2017) It may sound weird to say it, but it wasn’t really the lure of watching a cup tie at Old Trafford that tempted me to venture up to Greater Manchester. It was … Continue reading

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Manchester United 4 Reading 0

Manchester United 4 Reading 0 (7th Jan 2017) Queuing up outside the turnstiles, a steward who’d just commented to me about people walking through the queues rather than walking round, was approached be woman. “Have you got the time?” she … Continue reading

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Highmoor IBIS 0 Bracknell 6

Highmoor IBIS 0 Bracknell Town 6 (31st Dec 2016) One of the thoughts I’ve had from time to time is to wonder what I’d do if Reading went bust. And by bust I mean properly bust, with the club wound … Continue reading

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Würzburg 0 Fortuna Düsseldorf 0

Würzburg Kickers 0 Fortuna Düsseldorf 0 (4th Dec 2016) The last leg of my German weekend saw me dip in Northern Bavaria, setting off early to be able to have a few hours wandering around the centre of Würzburg, of … Continue reading

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Hoffenheim 4 FC Köln 0

TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 4 FC Köln 0 (3rd Dec 2016) I’ve seen a fair few football grounds from the window of a plane, but Hoffenheim’s is the first I’ve seen from the windows of Concorde. True, Concorde wasn’t actually flying at … Continue reading

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