Home Ground

The Collingwood Knights play in the Reclink Football League on Wednesdays during winter, their homeground being Victoria Park. The club is run by a policeman,  Chris McGeachan, aka Geeks, Shane Williams of Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS), Mannon Johnston of Headspace ...

Footballing Transitions

An Interview with Kenny Dougall, left-back of Sparta Rotterdam

It wasn’t the game I expected it to be. I left home with the expectation of witnessing a 90minute-long celebration of Sparta’s successful season in the Jupiler League, which had seen them become ...

Always Sparta Rotterdam

The fan shop was had just opened. The lights on the towers had not yet been turned on. On the way from Marconiplein RET trains top, a teenager had accelerated down the footpath on his bicycle doing a wheelie. Someone else had ...

Going to Belgrade

A friend of mine, who is an FC Augsburg-Fan searched in our Facebook-Football-Group (some kind of a private groundhopping group to plan trips with friends of mine and also for football information), for people,who want to join him for the Europe league ...

Citymania

(notes after reading David Conn’s, Richer than God)

‘it is typical City’  […] ‘In goes Dzeko…hope rekindles here. […] ‘Ag-uuueer-ooooooohhhhh. I swear you’ll never see anything like this again.  So watch it. Drink it in.  They’ve just heard ...

Watching Quick of The Hague

“So, do they come to Quick thinking it is a Dutch, establishment club?”, I asked Dennis regarding SC Remo.

“Yes, of course. But, they don’t come to the club, looking for a fight, or to square off. There are always some ...

Compromised Goodwill

*Samandeep Chouhan looks at the ill-fated goodwill tour of Leicester City to Thailand in July 2015. How does foreign ownership impact the local ambitions of an English Premier League Club?

When we think of the English Premier League we tend to think ...