I set up legendaryfootballgrounds.com because I have an extreme passion for watching – (previously playing) – and now coaching football. Aside from sharing beautiful shots of football stadiums with people around the globe, …Read More →
Posts in the Category: Thoughts
Millwall. I don’t recall when I first heard about the club’s reputation for hooliganism but I know when I lived in London going to The Den to see Arsenal at Millwall, it was never a …Read More →
How many words have been written, professional and amateur, about “what we have learned” in the first 10 days of the Premier League season? Ultimately all of it is filler and fodder because we can’t …Read More →
Imagine the scenario.
The beautiful game being played on a field with no goals, the objective being to keep hold of the ball and pass it around more than the other team! Possession of the ball …Read More →
We now interrupt our regular programming for a small note on terminology:
I use the terms fan and supporter interchangeably, mostly for variety, but I do believe that there is a difference. The supporter is there when the club fails, coming back the next match, the next season and so on hoping for success but knowing their support isn’t predicated upon silverware. The fan is epitomized by a gentleman I met last summer who informed me he “used to be” a Manchester United fan but after the trophy-less 2013-2014 season he was going to support another team. The fan stands up and is ready to walk away when things go badly while the supporter stands up and sings louder.
Which one are you? Let me know by leaving a comment in the space below…
The earliest memory I have of being aware of Arsenal was sometime after they won the League and FA Cup Double in the 1970-71 season. My grandfather had a colour supplement from an English paper, …Read More →
I called Ian in mid-September whilst deciding if I would have a mid-life crisis or not. During our conversation he mentioned that he had access to a treasure trove of football ground photos, programs and …Read More →