(Note: This post was written in 2014, when West Bromwich Albion were in the Premier League, and for the most part not been updated.) One of my travel mantras, taken from Rick Steves, is to try and become a “temporary local.” In the case of my English soccer tour, I take that to mean “temporary […]
Read All About West Bromwich Albion FC
Here's everything I've written about West Brom -- the stadium, the club, the city, and matches I've seen there.
Occasionally I like to share a post introducing my readers to an English soccer club they might not be too familiar with. In other words, you won’t be reading about Chelsea or Manchester United in this space. For this entry, I am also sharing an actual chapter from my forthcoming book, The Groundhopper’s Guide to […]
I have now had two great times watching games at West Bromwich Albion, and I think I am going to start encouraging more people to go there. It’s such a terrific stadium for one thing, and a tremendous set of fans. My first time there, I was taken in by some locals and turned into […]
There are getting to be a few traditions on my English soccer trips. One is the arrival day, which I had yesterday and included a fine version of the Standard Customs Chat. Today it was time for two more: Zombie Day and the Badge Run. Zombie Day is just the day you get to the […]