Lost in…Zlaté Moravce

Lost in…Zlaté Moravce

FC ViOn Zlaté Moravce v FC DAC 1904 Dunajská Streda Štadión FC ViOn / Slovak Super Liga / 10th September 2016 “When you first met me at Notts County 2 years ago, did you ever think that after that 10 minute encounter you’d eventually end up in a hotel room with me looking out on a random … Continue reading

Lost in…Trnava (Slovakia v England)

Lost in…Trnava (Slovakia v England)

Slovakia v England Štadión Antona Malatinského / World Cup 2018 Qualifier / 4th September 2016 I kept a brave face on it, but leaving my life in Manchester after 5 years there was bloody harder than I let on. Over the final few days of my time in Mancunia, I began to feel a bit … Continue reading

Lost in…Devínska Nová Ves

Lost in…Devínska Nová Ves

FK Lokomotiva DNV v PŠC Pezinok Športový areál Devínska Nová Ves / 3. Liga – Bratislava / 3rd September 2016 It was almost the third week anniversary of my arrival in Slovakia (that has gone fast!) and now that I was sporadically drinking borovička with my beer, I felt I was practically Slovak. Sunday afternoon would see … Continue reading

Lost in…Báhoň

Lost in…Báhoň

ŠK Báhoň v Inter Bratislava Futbalový Štadión ŠK Báhoň / 3. Liga – Bratislava / 1st September 2016 On the 3 hour bus journey to some rural part of central Slovakia for team-building last weekend, I learned something very exciting: Slovakia is plastered with football clubs and football grounds. It seemed that every small, one-horse town … Continue reading

Lost in…Svätý Jur

Lost in…Svätý Jur

ŠK Svätý Jur v Spartak Trnava II Štadión ŠK Svätý Jur / 2. Liga – West / 28th August 2016 On Sunday 4th September the England national football team will roll into my adopted hometown of Trnava to take on Slovakia. It’ll be Sam Allardyce’s first game as England manager and his first opportunity for him … Continue reading

Lost in…Mödling (Admira Wacker)

Lost in…Mödling (Admira Wacker)

FC Admira Wacker v SV Ried Bundesstadion Südstadt / Austrian Bundesliga / 20th August 2016 You just have to love the name ‘ FC Admira Wacker Mödling’ – it just sort of sounds quite funny. If you seek more reasons to like them, then I’ll add in that they beat Cardiff City 3-2 (over two legs) in the … Continue reading

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