Ambition

Wednesday 22nd August 2018 | Stafford Common (Welsh League Ground #29) Garden Village 0-0 Pontardawe Town | Welsh Football League Division Two Attendance: c.70 | Admission: £5 (programme complimentary, pin badge £3) Last season my experience following Welsh football was defined by the weather. Every weekend I was scouring meteorological reports as I planned my … Continue reading Ambition

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A return to the nest

Wednesday 15th August 2018 | Ty Isaf Park (Welsh League Ground #28) Risca United 0-2 Aberbargoed Buds | Welsh Football League Division Two Attendance: c.60 | Admission: £4 (programme £1, coffee £1) I’m sorry to admit that Risca United weren’t originally going to make this blog. Well in 2018 at least. The aim to groundhop … Continue reading A return to the nest

It’s Sam Snaith’s World and We’re Just Guests

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 Llantwit Major 5-3 STM Sports (Welsh League Division Two) Admission: £5 (programme included) Attendance: c. 200-250 (h/c) This is one of those football matches that will stay with me until the end of my days, particularly the first half which took 60 minutes to complete, produced five goals, included a penalty … Continue reading It’s Sam Snaith’s World and We’re Just Guests

Humility

Ground: Aberbargoed Recreational Ground (home of Aberbargoed Buds – and Neuadd Wen) Date of visit: Saturday 12th May 2018 Fixture: Aberbargoed Buds v Llantwit Major Welsh Football League Division Two Admission: £4 (included free programme and cup of coffee on the day) Attendance: c. 65 (h/c) Google the town Aberbargoed and you’ll find it’s biggest … Continue reading Humility