Fitbawbaggery From The Vaults From The Vaults # 14- Speaking Double Dutch, Feyenoord and Willem II

In the past I have declared my love for watching Dutch fitba. Out with Scotland it is by far my favourite place to get my kicks. However, I wont lie, my admiration is not strictly down to the game itself, it is also powered by the fantastic country, welcoming people and lovely beers but I …

2021/22 – Bridge of Don Thistle 7 v 1 Ellon United

Aberdeen Sports Village, North Region SJFA Superleague, 2/10/21 Entrance – Me £5, Wee Man £2 Attendance – 51 Pie – Coffee, Coke, Crisps £5.20 (you don’t get pies) Pint – N/A Bridge of Don Thistle Junior Football Club Formed – 1983 (As Wilsons XI) Nickname – Thistle Honours – None Random Fact – Since their …

2021/22-Formartine United 1 v 4 Banks o’ Dee

Harlaw Park(Inverurie Loco Works), Aberdeenshire Cup Final 2021/22, 1/10/21 Entrance – £10 for me, £0 for Wee Man Attendance – Around 400 or so(rough headcount) Pie – Coffee and Diet Coke £4.25 Pint – £3.60 , Tennents, Social Club Founded -1887 Random Fact – Tonight’s match ended the shortest reign of the old trophy with …

2021/22 – Dunbar United 3 v 1 Tweedmouth Rangers

New Countess Park, Friendly, 28/9/21 Entrance – Donation (£6 parted with) Attendance – 53 head count Pie – £5 , coffee and two sausage rolls(the very last two) Pint – £3.20, Belhaven Best(when in Rome) Sport Centre Bar Dunbar United Football Club Founded – 1925 Nickname – The Seasiders Honours – Scottish Junior Cup – …

2021/22 – Rossvale 1 v 0 Cambuslang Rangers

Petershill Park, Scottish Junior Cup Second Round, 24/9/21 Entry – Me £6, Wee Man £0 Attendance – 205 (rough head count) Pie – £6.50, pie, burger, coffee(surely the first time every being served a filter coffee at the fitba) Pint – No time Rossvale Football Club Founded – 1976 Nickname – ? Honours – West …

2021/22 – Tynecastle 0 v 5 Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic

Meggetland, East of Scotland Qualifying Cup, 21/09/21 Entrance – £7 Attendance – 195 (Rough head count) and a rabbit Pie – Coffee and Irn Bru £2.20 (no room for a pie) Pint – Tennents £4.35, The Kilted Pig(across the road) Tynecastle Football Club Founded – 1928 as Tynecastle Boys Club (2005 Tollcross were merged into …

2021/22 – Formartine United 2 v 2 Cumnock

North Lodge Park, Scottish Cup 1st Round, 18/9/21 Entrance – Me £10, Wee Man £5 Attendance – 203(rough head count) Pie – Pie, Coffee, Orangeade £4.50 Pint -N/A (got my bargain beers from last night in the fridge for after) Formartine United Football Club Founded – 1948 Nickname – United Honours (Since step up to …

2021/22 – Newtongrange Star 0 v 4 St Mirren

Scottish Youth Cup, New Victoria Park, 17/9/21 Entrance – Me £4 , Wee Man £1 Attendance – 250 Pie – Pie, Coffee, Irn Bru £4.50 Pint – Arrived 5 minutes before kick off Founded – 1890 Nickname – Nitten Honours – Scottish Junior Cup – 1929/30. SJFA East Region Premier League – 2012/13. East Region …

Inane Ramblings of a Fitbawbag #16 – When Real Madrid were Battered Black and Hew

Originally written for Turnstiles Magazine issue 2 (Subject of the issue being underdogs) Image by Gareth Giles As the Swedish sky unleashed it’s most relentless of elements behind him, and with the fifteen thousand strong boisterous, drenched Red Army housed in the adjacent terraces making their presence felt , arguably the greatest British manager at …

2021/22 – St. Peters U20 5 v 2 Forth Wanderers U20

New Western Park, Lowland Development League Conference D, 10/9/21 Entrance – Free Attendance – 57 Pie – Hot Dog and Coffee £2.70 Pint – £3.00, Carling, Club Bar St. Peters Football Club Founded – 1984 Nicknames – ? Honours – None (First season at this level) Random Fact – St. Peters is not only a …