Leicester visit Stoke City for a 3rd Round FA Cup match on Saturday, but Stoke have only played at their current ground since 1997. Before that they played for 119 years at the Victoria Ground, …Read more →
Official Soccer Nut
Raised in England, Ian is a die-hard Chelsea supporter. He’s also a life-long player and a passionate youth coach – he has been coaching juniors for over 11 years. He’s lived and played in England, Hong Kong, and Canada, and he dreamed up this site when a pile of photos inherited by his mother-in-law turned out to be a veritable treasure trove of football history. He lives, works, plays and coaches with his family of five in White Rock, BC.
GP supports Arsenal by blood, and Borussia Monchengladbach, Fiorentina & Germany by choice. He was born and raised in Canada, playing soccer with his team-sized family as soon as his motor-skills kicked in. He’s lived and played recreationally in the UK and Continental Europe, fostering an intricate interest in tactics, technique, and historic minutiae. He’s the blog man around here, so his brain is available for picking.
Burnley visit Villa Park to face Aston Villa. Villa Park has been home to AV since 1897 but the oldest stand at the ground, the North Stand, dates from the mid-1970s. The clubs share an …Read more →
Located next to the site of a house known as Boleyn Castle, West Ham began playing at the Boleyn Ground in 1904. The ground was damaged by a V-1 flying bomb in August 1944, forcing …Read more →