Dundee United, Tannadice Park

Next up in my apparent series of very close derby matches is the Dundee Derby, while not quite as close as the Spakenburg Derby. Separated by only 100 yards of Tannadice Street tarmac, the derby is relatively new with the first meeting between the clubs in 1925. Dundee are the older sibling, their formation in... Continue Reading →

Málaga CF, Estadio La Rosaleda

There's a consensus that European football trips are expensive, difficult to sort out and time consuming. In reality my trip to Málaga flying from Bristol cost £54, £34 for two nights in a hotel room for two nights and then two match tickets that cost €10 and €14 for the two games I attended. Having... Continue Reading →

Ijsselmeervogels, Sportpark de Westmaat

Spakenburg is a village in the centre of the Netherlands with a population of just short of 20,000. The fishing village is unremarkable, seemingly normal until Derby Day comes around. Be it Ijsselmeervogels in their 8,000 capacity ground or Spakenburg in their 8,500 capacity ground, Derbies are fiercely contested and always sold out. On Derby... Continue Reading →

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