Category Archives: Football games

Any game of football I attend…mostly Aldershot.

When the music was too loud for Nicktor

There comes a time in every one’s life when a small band playing rock music in a small space can be irritating. After growing up listening to punk at excessive levels of loud, one’s ears start to become a bit … Continue reading

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Being entertained in Bromley

The Bricklayer’s Arms in Bromley is a lovely pub. Okay, some of the staff seemed a bit confused but then again, that could have been because Nicktor will insist on asking tricky gluten related questions. Then, of course, there was … Continue reading

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Hamo de Masci

I took the cue from James and started to take my turn at the pool table when a stranger handed me the chalk, saying I’d need it and calling me a Cockney. I waved it away, assuring him I did … Continue reading

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Too posh for fish

We were a bit worried abut staying in Wrexham after the various stories regarding their fans beating up away fans. I thought I was going to get a taste of the real football hooliganism of the 1980’s. Nicktor and I … Continue reading

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It is sometimes a very difficult being a football fan. When your team plays an appalling game against poor opposition, for instance. Like tonight at the Rec. Aldershot were playing Dover but it could just as easily have been United … Continue reading

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Whisky in the bath

There is something to be said about going to an away match a day early. Particularly when the match is 4.5 hours away. Even more particularly when the town in which the game is being played has something called a … Continue reading

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Charlie goes a bit surreal

To be honest, I reckon that the Aldershot Town Football Club team got a bit over excited tonight. It may have been following the draw they took away from Chesterfield on Saturday. That may have made them a bit more … Continue reading

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Not singing Sailing at Chesterfield

The crooked church spire in Chesterfield is something to behold. Not only is it twisted around, it’s also leaning off true. How it’s defying gravity, I don’t know. I’m sure there’s plenty of religious non-thinkers who claim it proves the … Continue reading

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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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