Lost in…Prague (Slavia Prague)

Lost in…Prague (Slavia Prague)

Slavia Prague v Jihlava Eden Arena / Czech First League / 18th February 2017 In biblical terms, Eden is supposedly the ultimate paradise. On looking at photos of Slavia Prague’s Eden Arena, it certainly didn’t strike me as the most paradisiacal of football settings; from what I could tell here was another rather bland, modern … Continue reading

Lost in…Gateshead

Lost in…Gateshead

Gateshead v Southport Gateshead International Stadium / Conference Premier / 4th February 2017 The change from January to February meant that European football would soon be returning to my part of Central Europe after its winter break. The second weekend of February would see the Austrian Bundesliga and Poland’s Ekstraklasa restart, with most other national … Continue reading

Matt’s Lost Boyos Top 5: On the Pitch

Matt’s Lost Boyos Top 5: On the Pitch

The off-field adventures and the admiring (and scoffing at certain) football stadia are important elements of the Lost Boyos universe, but ultimately it’s the sport of football that keep the whole blog alive. I mentioned in one of my previous end of season blogs that amongst the pub anecdotes and purring over sexy floodlights, I … Continue reading

Matt’s Lost Boyos Top 5: The Grounds

Matt’s Lost Boyos Top 5: The Grounds

Amazingly, 5 years after its birth, Lost Boyos is still going (fairly) strong with the first groundhopping post – about my trip to Sunderland v Swansea – being published in January 2012. To celebrate my 5 years of blogging about my footballing frolics, flat caps and ale, I’ll be publishing a few Top 5 blogs, as … Continue reading

Lost in…St.Pölten

Lost in…St.Pölten

SKN St. Pölten v Admira Wacker NV Arena / Austrian Bundesliga / 17th December 2016 As the UK gears up for the traditional Christmas orgy of football, across Europe things are very different, as football turns it light off for the cold winter months. Slovak football had begun its winter hiatus last weekend and football … Continue reading

Lost in…Podbrezová

Lost in…Podbrezová

Podbrezová v Tatran Prešov ZELPO Aréna / Slovak Super Liga / 10th December 2016 I thought I was going to be spending my Saturday afternoon in Budapest, but no, here I was in a small village fete in some central Slovakia backwater watching a folk band play Metallica’s Nothing Else Matters instead. Let me elaborate. All week … Continue reading