Category Archives: Football games

Any game of football I attend…mostly Aldershot.

My special Lucozade

Today was the return match between Aldershot Town Football Club and Woking Football Club. Following the awful game on Boxing Day, we hoped for something a little better; a bit more exciting perhaps; no red card and some decent referee … Continue reading

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No Tutu in two two

It was never a red card. The referee couldn’t possibly have seen what he deemed dangerous play. He was turned away and had a player between him and the man he sent off. In fact, everyone on the Slab had … Continue reading

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The barmaid is lying on the floor

King’s Lynn, in Norfolk, was once called Bishop’s Lynn. Then Henry 8 came along with his forced possession notices and the town thought it wise to change its name. That was in 1537. It didn’t work for long. Good King … Continue reading

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Tuesday night blues

A few weeks ago, Wrexham Athletic Football Club came to Aldershot. The game had to be abandoned because of a water logged pitch. The travelling fans were a bit upset because their team was leading by 2-0 and they didn’t … Continue reading

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Unsupportive lyrics

This morning, at Waitrose, a chap turned up with a spray can and proceeded to create a winter scene on one of the big windows. “Just like Banksey,” said the woman on the check out. “Without the politics,” I added. … Continue reading

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Back to losing ways

This morning I had a coffee with Andrew. This afternoon I had a beer with Nicktor. This morning, the chat was about all sorts of hilarious things, this afternoon it was mostly about how shit Aldershot Town Football Club was. … Continue reading

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Four legged football fan

I haven’t been to a football game in ages. When I discovered a team and pitch in Tyresö, I figured I could pop out on a Saturday morning and enjoy some Swedish football but, because of plague restrictions, there wasn’t … Continue reading

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All about the game

Yesterday I had a text from Nicktor asking if I’d like to go to watch a game of football tonight. Aldershot weren’t playing so he suggested we go to Hartley Wintney and watch their FA Trophy game against Wesfield (which … Continue reading

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That’s more like it!

This has not been a good season for the Mighty Shots. A new management team and, essentially, a whole new playing team, were in danger of being thrown away as not working very well. In fact, Ade thought the manager … Continue reading

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Nicktor knows many things

Chalk and cheese was the thought that went through my head as we left the Rec tonight following the Aldershot v Bromley game. I’m never certain which is supposed to be preferable (obviously it would be cheese for me but … Continue reading

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