Category Archives: Football games

Goals for glory

Tonight we went to Aldershot to see them play Dagenham & Redbridge. While the day had been glorious, the night was to prove wet and cold. Nicktor managed to leave work at a reasonable hour and picked me up from … Continue reading

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Getting wet again

My timing could be better. Today, for the third time this week, I was drenched at a bus stop. It was the only time it rained and it was enough to soak me…though my raincoat managed to keep me dry … Continue reading

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No expectations

Nicktor: Did Uncle Gary tell you what to expect tonight? Michael: He told me to have low expectations. Uncle Gary: NO expectations! Expecting the worst means Aldershot supporters are never disappointed. Before I go on, the photos in this post … Continue reading

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Footings and football

Tonight I went (with Nicktor and Bill) to my twelfth football ground, Prince’s Park. While this is nothing when compared with Nicktor (or Bill’s for that matter) tally, I reckon it’s not a bad total over about ten years. It … Continue reading

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The Regency Club

Tonight, Nicktor, Bill and I travelled across to watch Aldershot play Barnet at their new ground, The Hive. We set off early in order to avoid the traffic. There was a bit of a disagreement between Bill and the satnav, … Continue reading

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Real support

Aldershot have not been having the best of seasons. Having dropped down into the relegation zone of League 2, the manager was sacked and a new, fresh approach was implemented. Tonight I watched this new approach in action. We played … Continue reading

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The FA Cup, fourth round

It was a mad moment. Nicktor really wanted to watch Aldershot in the fourth round of the FA Cup. When the balls were picked out and we copped a match against Middlesbrough, he frowned but was still quite keen. So, … Continue reading

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Orange balls

Nicktor had a meeting in London today so, for our Nicktor Night, he arrived somewhat frazzled from the commute. He hates joining the crowds going in, wondering how they do it day in, day out. He’s always happy when he … Continue reading

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Dagenham & Redbridge – away

Met Nick on 11:14 train to Waterloo. He’d purchased a couple of milk bottles of Ballards which we drank on the journey, much to the amusement of a woman sitting opposite. At Waterloo it was a pint in the Reef … Continue reading

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