Tag Archives: Football
The second set of QFs start all the way east in Baku. Czech Republic I have been to Prague nine times, on my own, with friends, with my parents, with a touring jazz band, for business meetings (mixed with leisure) and of course with Mrs Wilbur. I have arrived by train (from Budapest), by coach […]
My latest photo comes from this weekend’s football match between Exeter City and Walsall. I love coming ‘home’ to Devon to watch my local football club in the wonderful city of Exeter. For the record, the game ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw, with Exeter coming back from three goals down. Come on the Grecians!
I made it to my first Spanish League Premier game on Sunday for the match between Athletic Club Bilbao and Osasuna. I have always had a soft spot for Bilbao ever since discovering that they only have players playing for them that are born in the Basque Region, an area give or take, the size […]
Day One Result:
Football is a common language. This is oft said and undeniably true. With just a few words of football speak unlikely conversations form, with a plastic football impromptu games develop, sporting bonds develop. I will never forget the immense pleasure I gave to a small boy in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco when I gave […]
I had always wanted to go to the Olympic Games, so when my wife’s home city was awarded the 2004 Games, plans were hatched. Athens went into a building frenzy to ensure that they put on a great show. After all they were the inventors of the Olympics and the original hosts of the ‘Modern’ […]