(Editor’s Note: This post was written in 2014, but it still gives a good sense of attending a game at Arsenal.) For the longest time, I thought going to a soccer game in England was this mysterious thing that you had to be somehow “connected” to be a part of. And I certainly thought that […]
Read All About Fulham FC
Here's everything I've written about Fulham -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen them play.
I have put together this sample chapter from my upcoming book, An American’s Guide to Soccer in England, to give folks a sense of what the book will offer in terms of the club profiles. My guess/hope is there will be about 50 of these in the book. For clubs I don’t visit, I will write quite […]
If you knew nothing of English soccer, and you happened to come into contact with Nottingham Forest Football Club today, you might come to think their history began in about 1977 and essentially ended sometime around 1990. And these days, you might further conclude, fans of the club get together once a week or so […]
(Note: This post was written in December, 2015. I’ve left it as it was, with an end-of-season update at the bottom. PG) I have always said that if you’re going to watch an English soccer game, don’t sit with the away fans unless you’re one of them. Generally, this is true because the away fans […]
Going to a game at Fulham is among the more civilized experiences I’ve had on my English soccer tour. First, it’s in a lovely and posh area of West London, and to get there from the nearest tube station you actually walk through a park along the River Thames. Second, the ground, Craven Cottage, is […]