Lost in…Spišská Nová Ves

Lost in…Spišská Nová Ves

FK NOVES Spišská Nová Ves v Partizan Bardejov Futbalový štadión Spišská Nová Ves / II. Liga / 11th November 2017 Us Welsh do love a good castle. Our lovely little country is scattered with a plethora of different castles in all shapes, sizes and varying degrees of grandeur or ruin. However, if there is a country … Continue reading

Lost in…Brestovany

Lost in…Brestovany

TJ Družstevník Brestovany v TJ Družstevník Košolná Štadión TJ Družstevník Brestovany / VII. Liga – Trnava / 5th November 2017 “Why are you here?” Good question. This more than appropriate question was asked to me by a colleague on this particular Sunday. My colleague was having an early afternoon jog through her village, when she spied … Continue reading

 Lost in…Stupava (Inter Bratislava)

 Lost in…Stupava (Inter Bratislava)

Inter Bratislava v  ŠTK  Fluminense Šamorín Štadión FK Stupava / II. Liga / 4th November 2017 For some reason, the first Slovak team I can ever remember being aware of was Inter Bratislava. I’m assuming it probably had something to do with games of Championship Manager and maybe the grandiose connotations associated with the prefix ‘Inter’ … Continue reading

Lost in…Blansko

Lost in…Blansko

FK Blansko v Ždírec nad Doubravou Stadion na Údolní /  4. Liga – Division D / 28th October 2017 Before I moved to Central Europe, it would have probably been fair to say that my Czech geography knowledge was average at the very best. If you had asked me to point out the Czech Republic on … Continue reading

Lost in…Cífer

Lost in…Cífer

ŠK Cífer 1929 v TJ Družstevník Zvončín Štadión ŠK Cífer 1929 / VI. Liga Trnava / 15th October 2017 Unsurprisingly, my most travelled train route during my time living in Slovakia has been between Trnava, where I live, and the Slovak capital, Bratislava. The journey between them ranges from 30-45 minutes, so there is really … Continue reading

Lost in…Hodonín

Lost in…Hodonín

FK Hodonín v FC Viktoria Otrokovice Stadion u Červených domků /  Moravian–Silesian Football League / 14th October 2017 I send a message to Ralph RE going to watch football in Hodonín… ‘What’s the town like?’ ‘Crap’. ‘The football ground?’ ‘Crap athletics ground’. ‘Oh…so why should we go to Hodonín?’ ‘Well there are two breweries in the centre…’ ‘See … Continue reading

Lost in…Piešťany

Lost in…Piešťany

PfK Piešťany v Slovan Ostrov Štadión PfK Piešťany / VII. Liga Trnava / 7th October 2017 I’ve lived in western Slovakia for over a year now and with me travelling most weekends to some random Slovak footballing backwater, I now feel confident that I’ve seen most of the west- certainly in regards of the big towns … Continue reading

Lost in…Michalovce

Lost in…Michalovce

MFK Zemplín Michalovce v FK Senica Štadión MFK Zemplín / Fortuna Liga / 16th September Zemplín Michalovce: the one that got away. Oh, how they frustrated me last season. Well, actually not them, but the Slovak FA really. Basically, my goal last season was to visit all 12 top flight Slovak grounds. I was flying and had … Continue reading

Lost in…Vrakuňa Bratislava

Lost in…Vrakuňa Bratislava

ŠK Vrakuňa Bratislava v FK Kartpaty Limbach Štadion ŠK Vrakuňa / IV. Liga Bratislava / 2nd September 2017 ‘Vrakuňa Bratislava’…such a wonderful phrase…Oh wait, that’s ‘Hakuna Matata’. Nevermind. To be honest, from what I’d heard of the Vrakuňa suburb of Bratislava, it may not be such a wonderful phrase or place, but we like to give everywhere … Continue reading