Lost in…Vienna (Wiener SK)

Lost in…Vienna (Wiener SK)

Wiener SK v SC Neusiedl Sportklub-Platz / Austrian Regional League East / 19th August 2016 ‘Oh, Vienna,’ a city I had never visited and so I had yet to decide whether it meant nothing to me or not. This is my first blog from my new home in Central Europe. I now live in Slovakia for … Continue reading

Lost in…Wolverhampton

Lost in…Wolverhampton

Wolves v Crawley Town Molineux / League Cup / 9th August 2016 I’ve always liked Wolves. Firstly, they are called ‘Wolves’ – cool name. Secondly, they wear cool coloured shirts. Thirdly, there’s a strange sort of glamour attached to them thanks to their Stan Cullis era team and their pioneering European games against the likes … Continue reading

Lost in… Krško

Lost in… Krško

It’s our first guest post in a while and a first ever from Slovenia (not to be confused with Matt’s next destination, Slovakia). Filip Pušnik, a Welshman residing in Tokyo, writes about his long overdue visit to see NK Krško in the Slovenian top-flight. NK Krško v ND Gorica Matija Gubec Stadion, Krško/ Slovenija Prva … Continue reading

Lost in… Sapporo

Lost in… Sapporo

Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo vs Shimizu S-Pulse Sapporo Dome, J.League 2, August 7th 2016 Most people who know me well are aware that I like a bit of football trivia. My previous football team even invented a drinking game- ‘Challenge Taffy’- whereby they would take turns asking me football trivia questions. Get it wrong, I drank. … Continue reading

Lost in…Bristol (Bristol Manor Farm)

Lost in…Bristol (Bristol Manor Farm)

Bristol Manor Farm v Gillingham Town The Creek / FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round / 6th August 2016 “Worrall Thompson – get this lad a cider!” instructed the lad sitting next to me on the train. Directly opposite me was a ginger-bearded chap with a white shirt, but despite the evident likeness it was not … Continue reading

Lost in…Cardiff Met University

Lost in…Cardiff Met University

Cardiff Met University v Pontypridd Town Cyncoed Campus / Preseason friendly / 5th August 2016 “I believe that football is an intellectual game and I feel very proud of the flood of academic ability within Cardiff Met FC.” – Professor Christian Edwards – Director of Cardiff Met Men’s Football and Head Coach. Some see football as … Continue reading

Lost in…Cwmbran (Cwmbran Town)

Lost in…Cwmbran (Cwmbran Town)

Cwmbran Town v Newport City Cwmbran Stadium / Preseason Friendly / 30th July 2016 Despite being a new town only founded in 1949, Cwmbran is one of South Wales’ most famous footballing towns. The town has three clubs playing within it: Cwmbran Celtic, Croesyceiliog and Cwmbran Town. Of the three, it is undoubtedly Cwmbran Town … Continue reading

Lost in…Blaenavon

Lost in…Blaenavon

Blaenavon Blues v Ebbw Vale Town Memorial Ground / Preseason Friendly / 28th July 2016 “It’s a ghastly place. Huge gangs of tough, sinewy men roam the Valleys, terrorising people with their close-harmony singing. You need half a pint of phlegm in your throat just to pronounce the place names. Never ask for directions in … Continue reading

Lost in…Salford (Salford City)

Lost in…Salford (Salford City)

Salford City v Hampton & Richmond Moor Lane / Preseason Friendly / 23rd July 2016 I write this from my family home back in the South Wales valleys, which means that my time being an adopted northerner has come to an end and new adventures are soon afoot. With 48 hours left until I departed … Continue reading