Groundhopping Etc.

Stories and pictures of the beautiful game.

Respect to Petrolul Ploiesti – an asset to the Europa League

Vitesse Arnhem vs. FC Petrolul Ploiesti 1:2 (0:1) August 8, 2013 | attendance: 10,088 | pictures | video “Respect to Petrolul” read a banner in the Vitesse block – a … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Popping my Polish cherry at Pogon vs. Legia

Pogon Szczecin vs. Legia Warszawa 0:3 (0:1) July 27, 2013 | attendance 12,000 | pictures | video If you are a veteran when it comes to Polish football, you probably … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Of true and fake Bohemians – second league in Prague

FK Bohemians Praha vs. FC FASTAV Zlín – 2:1 (2:0) May 17, 2013 | attendance: 273 | pictures Viktoria Žižkov vs. Bohemians Praha 1905 – 2:0 (2:0) May 20, 2013 … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 9 Comments

Prelude to a European Football Weekend

SV Preussen Eberswalde vs. Ludwigsfelder FC 1:1 (0:1) April 19, 2013 | attendance ca. 120 | pictures Friday marked the arrival of some valued members of the European Football Weekends … Continue reading

April 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Union and St. Pauli: united in spirit and friendship

1. FC Union Berlin vs. FC St. Pauli 4:2 (2:1) March 15, 2013 | attendance 21,410 | pictures Matches between Union Berlin and FC St. Pauli are always somewhat special. … Continue reading

March 16, 2013 · 3 Comments

Berlin derby weekend advice

Going to the Berlin derby on Feb.11? Here are some pointers on other games and on how/when to best get to Olympiastadion… Already there for the weekend? Those games might … Continue reading

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Shed End sings and stands (as long as Chelsea wins)

Chelsea FC vs. Arsenal FC 2:1 (2:0) January 20, 2013 | attendance 41,784 |pictures   In case you haven’t noticed: I complain a lot about the sterile atmosphere in most … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ultras in England, they (can) actually exist!

Crystal Palace FC vs. Bolton Wanderers 0:0 January 19, 2013 | attendance 17,033 | pictures Going to football games in London in the last couple of years always turned out … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Viktoria Plzen: a view from the top

FC Viktoria Pilsen vs. FC Vysočina Jihlava 1:0 (1:0) November 26, 2012 | attendance 9,862 | pictures I can highly recommend a train ride from Prague to Plzen, it takes … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Circus in town – Teplice’s fans clap and hoot as they see some real acrobatics

FK Teplice vs. FC Zbrojovka Brno 2:0 (0:0) November 25, 2012 | attendance: 3,318 | pictures Getting from Prague to Teplice by train is easy and only takes as long … Continue reading

November 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

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