Loyalty at Chesham United, March 2018. Heads at Halmstad – July 2015 Bohemian Rhapsody – Prague, March 2016 A long way from home, Marske fans at Bracknell, February 2018 Yokohama souvenirs, April 2017 What’s the score? Porto, March 2017 Fradi … Continue reading Picture Post: People make the game
WHEN your big rivals concede the title in November, you know you’ve been going well in the first half of the season. That’s what’s happened in the Czech Republic as Viktoria Plzeň have been in barmstorming form during the autumn … Continue reading Winter break review: CZ – Plzeň’s title already?
“THE PROBLEM with Dukla is that nobody really liked them,” said Filip, the taxi driver who ferried me between football grounds in the Czech capital. “Army. That was the reason. OK, so we had Masopust, a great player, and Nehoda … Continue reading Not just a jazzy away kit
PETRIN HILL overlooks the city of Prague. You arrive there via a steep funicular railway that starts at Ujezd and if you take the route through the ornate gardens, you find one of the monuments to a past political regime, … Continue reading A morning in Strahov
IT WAS not the best moment to visit Prague football for a number of reasons. Firstly, the Czech capital was being hit by thunderstorms which made for just about the worst flight I have ever experienced. My shirt was wringing … Continue reading Slavia Prague: At home with the intellectuals
IF THE EUROPA LEAGUE hadn’t got in the way, we might not have visited Bohemians 1905 of Prague. Game of the People was scheduled to attend the Prague derby, Sparta v Slavia, on Saturday March 19. But Sparta are still in the Europa, and two days before the game, they were in action in Rome, beating Lazio to claim a quarter-final place. So the big clash was shifted to Sunday night and we had to seek another local game for our fix of continental football. We were not disappointed. For an authentic experience, Bohemians is an excellent location. Prague may … Continue reading Bohemians 1905: Marsupials “R” us