Tagged with Preseason

Lost in…Butetown

Lost in…Butetown

AFC Butetown v Abercarn United Bute Park / Friendly / 11th August 2015 “(Butetown) seems to have become stuck in a groove like an old gramophone. It may be cute, even fascinating – but unlistenable for any length of time.” Keith Murrell – Radio Cardiff DJ and director of Butetown-based play ‘The Soul Exchange’. The … Continue reading

Lost in…Splott (Bridgend Street)

Lost in…Splott (Bridgend Street)

Bridgend Street v Pontardawe Town The Willows / Friendly / 4th August 2015 “Bridgend Street is my big passion in life.” Former French international footballer Yoann Gourcuff (I may have made this quote up – bear with it though). The club originally hail from Splott, but should the blog really be called ‘Lost n…Splott’? Or … Continue reading

Lost in…Treharris

Lost in…Treharris

Treharris Athletic Western v Tata Steel The Athletic Ground / Friendly / 1st August 2015 ‘Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.’ – Charles Dickens You’re spot on there Charles lad. Last week, on returning to Wales from my football trip down to … Continue reading

Lost in…Ystrad Mynach

Lost in…Ystrad Mynach

Llanwern v Ynysddu Welfare CCB Centre for Sporting Excellence / Friendly / 30th July 2015 “The Llanwern number 10 IS football.” Matt Harrison – 30th July 2015 Home. I was finally back. After briefly returning to the Valleys 2 weeks ago, I was soon off on the road again to Sussex to watch more crappy … Continue reading

Lost in…Arundel

Lost in…Arundel

Arnudel v Sholing Mill Road / Friendly / 25th July 2015 “However, it’s sometimes more fun when a plan quickly falls apart.” – Matt Harrison – taken from Lost in…Fulwood – 20th July 2015. Yes, those were my words just 9 days ago regarding Stone Dominoes FC’s last-minute Saturday abandonment and me and Gibbo’s spontaneous trip to Fulwood … Continue reading

Lost in…Worthing (Worthing United)

Lost in…Worthing (Worthing United)

Littlehampton Town v Westfield Lyons Road / Friendly / 23rd July 2015 Last year saw me head on a mini-south coast football tour, as I rolled into the Devon’s ‘Ocean City, Plymouth. Such good fun was had on the Devonshire coast watching Plymouth Parkway one day and then Swansea at Plymouth Argyle the next, that … Continue reading

Lost in…Liverpool (AFC Liverpool)

Lost in…Liverpool (AFC Liverpool)

AFC Liverpool v Morecambe Arriva Stadium / Friendly / 16th July 2014 I feel Lost Boyos is still too far into its infant years to write about each and every match I attend. Firstly, it would probably knacker me out and secondly, I feel it would get rather repetitive; I went to Old Trafford 6 times last season and … Continue reading

Lost in…Woodley (Stockport Sports)

Lost in…Woodley (Stockport Sports)

Stockport Sports v Mid City Lions The Neil Rourke Memorial Stadium / Friendly / 21st July 2013 So it was the day after the big trip to Anglesey to watch Glantraeth FC take on the mighty Atherton Collieries and I had woken up with the taste of beer still strong in my mouth and the … Continue reading

Lost in…Glantraeth

Lost in…Glantraeth

In the closing months of my footballing travels around the country last season, a thought came to me regarding the groundhopping section of our website, “Lost in…”:  for a Welsh football website there are only two featured Welsh grounds on our site at the moment – and even one of those is a ground that … Continue reading

Lost in…Abbey Hey

Lost in…Abbey Hey

Today was a day for returning to reality. Over the past week I had watched football at a rugby league stadium and next to a golf course in the grounds of a 5-star hotel and watched teams such as Dinamo Bucharest, Otelul Galati and Club Brugge take to the field. This Saturday afternoon I was actually quite … Continue reading