Category Archives: England

Slough 3 Reading Yth 1

Slough Town 3 Reading Youth 1 (B&B Cup Final, 6th May 2019) In footballing terms, this won’t go down as my most successful Bank Holiday weekend. I went to three games, and in those games the teams I wanted to … Continue reading

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Bracknell 0 Cheshunt 3

Bracknell Town 0 Cheshunt 3 (4th May 2019) I should probably have stayed away. I have a terrible record in play-off finals, both with Reading, and as a neutral. I have an even worse record watching my home town club, … Continue reading

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Dorking Wanderers 3 Worthing 0

Dorking Wanderers 3 Worthing 0 (6th April 2019) Two tips if you ever go to watch Dorking Wanderers. Firstly, don’t try to get into the car park near the ground unless you get there very early. You’ll just join a … Continue reading

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Goole 2 Barton 1

Goole AFC 2 Barton Town 1 (16th February 2019) When I was young and completely ignorant of football outside of the Football League, I used to watch the scores come through on Grandstand or World of Sport, and when it … Continue reading

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Runcorn Town 2 City of Liverpool 1

Runcorn Town 2 City of Liverpool 1 (9th February 2019) The town of Runcorn, on the south bank of the Mersey, isn’t famous for many things. It’s mainly known for its bridge. Less known about is its absurdly complex road … Continue reading

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Bedfont Sports 1 Bracknell 1

Bedfont Sports 1 Bracknell Town 1 (26th January 2019) A short-ish write-up and a rather ropey set of pictures for a rather ropey game, where a last minute equaliser prevented the most interesting thing about it being the fact that … Continue reading

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North Ferriby 0 Marine 2

North Ferriby United 0 Marine 2 (5th January 2019) There are problems with having been to a large number of grounds, but perhaps the biggest is the diminishing number of grounds within easy striking distance. Going to most of these … Continue reading

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Burgess Hill 2 Worthing 1

Burgess Hill 2 Worthing 1 (26th December 2018) Boxing Day double-header part two saw us make the short 30 mile trip from Eastbourne to Burgess Hill, albeit one that involved taking “the pretty route” due to the A27 being nose … Continue reading

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Eastbourne Town 5 Eastbourne United 0

Eastbourne Town 5 Eastbourne United Association 0 (26th December 2018) Traditionally Boxing Day was always football’s “derby day”, when local rivals would play each other for local bragging rights, and crowds would swell way above normal. In the professional game … Continue reading

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Carlisle 1 Forest Green 2

Carlisle United 1 Forest Green Rovers 2 (24th November 2018) Getting up at 6.30 am, with the prospect of spending nearly 6 hours driving up to the edge of Scotland, to watch a football match between two teams I don’t … Continue reading

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