Long before my 2016 trip to Bristol, on the southwest coast of England, people were confused as to my reason for being there. It’s not that Bristol lacks interest – in fact, English people seem to all agree it’s young, hip, lovely and worth a visit. I had found the same thing the day before. […]
Here's everything I've written about Bristol Rovers -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen them play.
Every couple of weeks I introduce you to an English football club which I assume you don’t know much about. In other words, you won’t be reading about Man U or Chelsea in this space. This week we head southwest of London to the very hip town of Bristol to meet a League One side known as The Gas. Name: […]
It’s pretty remarkable, and gratitude-inducing, to note that what was once extraordinary in my life has settled into something of a routine. This occurred to me as I approached UK Customs at Heathrow Airport. What I used to think, and probably still should, is “Holy crap, in in the UK to see soccer!” Instead I […]