Groundhopping Etc.

Stories and pictures of the beautiful game.

FC United of Manchester – 10 years in and thriving

A closer look at FC United of Manchester – about 10 years after the club was founded as a polar opposite to the top flight’s commercial approach. What are FCUM’s goals and next steps, I asked a board member…

October 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Czech Cup final – the whole nine yards!

FK Baumit Jablonec vs. FC Slovan Liberec 1:1 (0:1 / 1:3 on penalties) May 28, 2015 | attendance: 4,382 | pictures | video The Czech Cup is not the most popular competition … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Football guide to London

Let me just make this clear upfront: this is not the ultimate, unabridged guide to all London football, there’s just too much of it out there. When I started this … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Football guide to Berlin

Berlin is growing: after population figures were dropping in the mid-90s, the net gain in the last two years alone was about 90,000 people. If they – just as the large … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Football guide to Prague

Prague has become a very popular tourist destination – during spring and summer it’s almost impossible to get through Old Town without getting stampeded by hordes of tourists either in … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Erzgebirge Aue – come for the football, stay for the view

FC Erzgebirge Aue vs. 1. FC Union Berlin 3:2 (2:2) April 6, 2014 | attendance: 12,000 | pictures  “So when does the season start?” I ask our host, owner of a … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kangaroo news: name dispute almost solved, Brno visiting

Bohemians Praha 1905 vs. FC Zbrojovka Brno 1:1 (0:1) December 1, 2013 | attendance: 3,754 | pictures | video There is a peculiar name dispute in Prague who has the right to use … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

Another view from the top – down at the bottom of the table

FC Vysočina Jihlava vs. 1. FC Slovacko 2:1 (2:0) November 29, 2013 | attendance: 2,975 | pictures | video “If you fall off the roof, I will come after you and kill you … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

SC Freiburg are still alive, win in Liberec

FC Slovan Liberec vs. SC Freiburg 1:2 (0:1) November 28, 2013 | attendance: 8,800 | pictures | video SC Freiburg finished fifth last year, and they are now playing their fifth Bundesliga season … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

BSG Chemie Leipzig – from leftovers to legends

BSG Chemie Leipzig vs. Chemnitzer FC 0:4 (0:1) November 17, 2013 | attendance: 2,931 | pictures | video Throughout the last 80 years, BSG Chemie Leipzig got quite experienced with … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

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