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 […]
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.
(This post was originally written in December, 2015, and updated in October 2018.) 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 tend to be the rowdy ones. If you happen […]
In this post from 2014, I describe my first-ever away day in English soccer, when I followed Fulham, my adopted English team, to Sheffield United in the FA Cup. At the time, United were in League One, and Fulham were in the Premier League. It was … not epic. I have two general rules for […]
Seeing a Premier League game at Fulham FC in London is, for me, the epitome of what Americans will love about watching soccer in England. Among those are small stadiums in the middle of big cities, local rivalries, and a chance to experience sport like we remember it as kids: without so much interference from […]
Going to a game at Fulham is among the more civilized experiences I’ve had in my English soccer travels. 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 […]