Back in my early English soccer groundhopping days, I went to a game at Burnley FC but didn’t do a whole lot of research. That is, I went to the game, grabbed a Subway and retreated to my hotel room. Now that I have actually written and published my book, A Groundhopper’s Guide to Soccer […]
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Here's everything I've written about Burnley -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen them play.
(Here’s a repost of a game report from Burnley FC in 2014.) The first thing I heard about watching a game at Burnley was from a Sunderland fan – and it wasn’t completely positive. I had just told her, during a game at The Stadium of Light, that I like the old grounds, such as […]
Seeing a game at Swansea City would seem, without context, to be a pretty standard Premier League game experience. Not that it lacks interest or passion or drama — certainly it was the exact opposite when I visited in March 2017 — but if all you know is the gleaming 20,000-seat stadium, packed with supporters, […]