groundhopping

Handsworth 2-2 Louth Town – North East Counties Division 1

On Saturday 16th October I went to watch Handsworth play Louth Town in the Koolsport North East Counties Division 1.

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Nottingham Forest 1-1 Millwall – Championship

On 11th September 2010 I went to watch Nottingham Forest play Millwall at the City Ground. This was the first time I had seen a match at the ground, though I did briefly walk around outside back in 2008. 

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A Visit to Boston United

On 28th July 2010 I visited Blue Square North side Boston United’s ground York Street.

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Chesterfield 2-1 Bournemouth – League 2 – The Last Game at Saltergate

After 10 years for me, 33 years for my Dad and 139 years in total, the final countdown on Chesterfield’s home of Saltergate finally reached zero. Chesterfield’s game against Bournemouth was the last game ever to be played at Saltergate, before the side move to the B2net stadium next season.We took plenty of photos on this brilliant, yet sad day.

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Accrington Stanley 2-0 Chesterfield – League 2

On Saturday 1st May I made my first ever visit to Accrington Stanley’s Crown Ground to see Chesterfield’s final away game of the season.

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KVK Ieper 1-1 KSV Oudenaarde – Belgian 3rd Division (and Ieper lost ground visit)

On 27th March 2010 I went to watch KVK Ieper play KSV Oudenaarde in the Belgian 3rd Division. This was the first time I had been to a football match abroad. On 29th March I visited the lost ground, which has been left exactly as it was when they left. (more…)

Matlock Town 4-3 FC United of Manchester – Unibond Premier

On Tuesday 16th March 2010 I went to Causeway Lane, the home of Matlock Town, to watch them face FC United of Manchester in the Unibond Premier Division.

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Retford United 2-1 Worksop Town – Unibond Premier

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On Saturday 26th September I visited Retford United. They were playing local rivals Worksop Town in the Unibond Premier division. It was a local derby and with a bit of singing between rival fans and a crowd of 576 it made quite a good atmosphere.

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