Non-League football and food….forget it or simplify it

Having been to around 200 non-league grounds over the past 20-odd years it is fair to say that very few would pass the litmus test when it comes to food and drink. I once thought about compiling a Good Food and Beer guide for the non-league traveller, but frankly, it would have been a very thin pamphlet. Those groundhoppers who salivate over the burgers at East Finchley & Golders Green Athletic or the chips at Postlethwaite Albion clearly need to get out more often. The quality of food at most clubs is dire, not to mention possibly unhygienic. If you … Continue reading Non-League football and food….forget it or simplify it

Game of the People Podcast: Food at football – forget it

Food at football matches hasn’t really come a long way, although those that remember the infamous Westlers burgers, served by vendors out of vats of boiling water, may disagree with that sentiment. Just go to any London club and see what they are offering. Better packaged – yes, better quality – scarcely. Higher prices – ridiculously so. A small bottle of water (cap off to remove potential use as a missile), £ 2.20. A carton of scorching hot, stale Safari Nuts – £3. Disgusting. Listen to our first Game of the People podcast (around five minutes). http://www.gameofthepeople.com     Continue reading Game of the People Podcast: Food at football – forget it