Why on Earth is mighty Manchester United having to play in front of 9,000 people at Yeovil Town? It’s all about the magic of the FA Cup, for me the best competition in English soccer.
Over the course of my English Soccer Travels, one conversation has been repeated just about daily. It goes pretty much like this: Me: “Hi, I’m visiting from the States.” English Person: “Are ya? Did you just come for this game?” Me: “No, I’m traveling around on a two-week football tour, going to as many games as I […]
If you head over to England to watch soccer games, you’re going to be around quite a few interesting people. So I thought I would introduce you to some of them ahead of time. By the way, this post was written during one of the 80-plus soccer games I have attended, Fulham at Bolton in 2015. […]
My fellow Americans, here are some terms which you might want to know if you’ll be watching English football, aka soccer. This has been months in the making but really took shape during the recent first round of my English Soccer Tour. Not all of these are “footy”-related, but you’ll run into them, anyway, as […]
Here is a summary of the 2018-2019 English and European soccer schedule. Updated August 8: Now that schedules are actually out, this is final. It even includes an actual result! I have included: International breaks when there are no Premier League or Championship games. These are official from FIFA Round dates for the UEFA Champions […]