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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

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

Lost in…Fylde

Lost in…Fylde

AFC Fylde v Harrogate Town Kellamergh Park / Conference North / 23rd April 2016 The clock is very much counting down towards the end of my 6 year residency in the northwest of England, so that means now is the time to get ticking off those elusive northern grounds that I had always vowed to go to, … Continue reading

Lost in…Guiseley

Lost in…Guiseley

Guiseley v Wrexham Nethermoor Park / Conference Premier / 12th April 2016 Has anyone ever travelled back from Bratislava via London to make a game of non-league football in Yorkshire? Well, if they have they can join the club. At 7pm on Monday night I was sipping beer in the bar of Bratislava Airport – … Continue reading

Lost in…Dagenham & Redbridge

Lost in…Dagenham & Redbridge

Dagenham & Redbridge v Morecambe Victoria Road / League Two / 5th April 2016 Well, I guess that title should read as solely ‘Lost in…Dagenham’ with the League Two’s home being situated there. My Tuesday trip to the club was a happy coincidence. A rather quickly put together trip to Slovakia (which will be explained … Continue reading

Lost in..Tamworth

Lost in..Tamworth

Tamworth v Curzon Ashton The Lamb Ground / Conference North / 16th February 2016 “I’m going to have a few days relaxing for a change,” was how I forecasted my week off in the days building up to it. Obviously, the Saturday that began my week off was a football day, so a trip to … Continue reading

Lost in…Macclesfield

Lost in…Macclesfield

Macclesfield Town v Bromley Moss Rose / Conference Premier / 21st November 2015 “You’re Marc’s brother aren’t you? I’m his mate from his time in South Korea.” These were the words that suddenly greeted me during the second half of Taffs Well v Monmouth Town in August of this year. I’d never met or seen … Continue reading

Lost in…Telford

Lost in…Telford

AFC Telford v Nuneaton Town New Bucks Head / Conference North / 14th November 2015 Zinedine Zidane, Paul Scholes, Ronaldinho, Fabio Cannavaro, Luis Figo and David Beckham – these are just some of the plethora of former footballing legends (proper legends too) that were gracing Old Trafford, just a mere 40 minute walk from my … Continue reading

Lost in…Moston (FC United of Manchester)

Lost in…Moston (FC United of Manchester)

FC United of Manchester v Curzon Ashton Broadhurst Park / Conference North / 31st August 2015 “You don’t have to worry about burning bridges, if you’re building your own.” Kerry E. Wagner – writer/publisher. Since I’ve moved to Manchester/Salford and somehow stumbled onto and delved into the area’s non-league scene, I’ve found that there is … Continue reading