Perambulated to Peebles

The most common question I am asked, one I hear almost every time my travels are discussed, is “How do you pick your games?” The answer I’m afraid isn’t really a simple one. Firstly I like to mix things up; an EoSFL match in Fife one week usually means an SPFL game around Glasgow the […]

Night Spend Near Netherdale

A few short years ago I stood in the Edinburgh Ukrainian Club on the city’s swanky Royal Terrace holding my godson who had just been baptised at the nearby Church of Our Lady of Pochayev & Saint Andrew. As I cradled the child his father, my friend came to me and said solemnly “This makes […]

Pilgrimage to Paradise

“These Celtic fans are bloody marvellous people” When writing about my first ever ground hopping adventure to the blue side of Glasgow I opened by stating that ‘I always hated’ that particular half of the Old Firm. Today I made a long awaited trip to the green & white side of town to see a […]

Locating Inverurie Locos

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before but ever since I was a kid I’ve watched the scores come in for the early rounds of the Scottish Cup just to hear some of the more fanciful and romantic names from Scotland’s pantheon of football clubs. I love listening to the Englishman who reads the classified results […]

Interlude at Irvine Meadow XI

The summer of 2019 should have been one without football, given we were in a year with no European Championships or World Cup. That all changed however when our Scottish Women’s National Team qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup for the very first time. Our girls captured the hearts of a nation in three […]

Spectating at St Andrews United

St Andrews may be just a moderately sized seaside town in Fife but its name is famous around the globe. It is known as the ‘home of golf’ being the base of operations for the Royal & Ancient, golf’s governing body, and having ‘The Old Course’ a true icon of world sport. Also internationally renowned, […]