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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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Feyenoord 0 Fortuna Sittard 2

Feyenoord 0 Fortuna Sittard 2 (16th December 2018) After the cold of Alkmaar the previous evening, and even snow later on, Rotterdam was almost pleasingly mild, albeit blanketed in thick fog. Mind you, with the city centre being ravaged during … Continue reading

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AZ 2 Excelsior 1

Alkmaar Zaanstreek ’67 2 Excelsior 1 (15th December 2018) I’ve been to Alkmaar before to watch a game, but the previous time was way back in 2001, at Alkmaar’s old Alkmaardehout ground, a 9000 seater place that wouldn’t have looked … Continue reading

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Hercules 0 Teruel 2

Hércules de Alicante 0 CD Teruel 2 (23rd September 2018) Following on from my staying Valencia, and three nights in Benidorm which I’ll put down as “an experience”, I arrived in Alicante, not entirely sure of how many games I … Continue reading

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Xativa 4 Novelda 3

  CD Olimpic de Xàtiva 4 Novelda CF 3 (16th September 2018) With my trip to Valencia arranged, the next step was to find some other games to go to during my nine-day trip. With Valencia playing on the Saturday, … Continue reading

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Valencia 0 Real Betis 0

Valencia 0 Real Betis 0 (15th September 2018) One downside of having visited a large number of grounds is the ever decreasing number of them that you still actively really want to get to. The good ones that remain often … 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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