My English soccer tour has always been mostly about people. And in this post from my 2014 visit to Sunderland, the people — certainly not the game — were the main redeeming feature of the trip! There are the people I meet, of course, and the people who read the stuff I write. Ultimately, there […]
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Here's everything I've written about Sunderland -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen there.
Here is another post from my early days, an April 2014 trip to see Sunderland play at Chelsea. Sunderland were then in the Premier League, but just barely, and Chelsea’s manager Jose Mourinho hadn’t lost in about 70 home games. I am leaving it pretty much as is. This is also in memory of Steve, […]
In this post from 2014, I describe one of the most dramatic nights I’ve ever had in sport, the second leg of a League Cup semifinal between Sunderland and Manchester United at Old Trafford. Writer’s Note: I just want to say a giant thanks to the thousands of Sunderland fans who’ve read this post, the […]
I have a friend who refers to her higher power, or god, as “perfect timing.” You know the feeling, when everything clicks into place and magic flows? Well, that has happened to me on this trip, and I didn’t even know it was going on! Wednesday night (Update: this was written in 2014) I was […]