RODNEY PARADE: A Bad Head Day

A year after their dreams of reaching the World Cup were ended by a 3-0 defeat to England, Wales’ women’s team returned to Newport to take on another home nation. Northern Ireland failed to make it to the World Cup too and, like Wales, were aiming to reach their first major tournament in women’s football by qualifying for the 2021 European Championships. Wales went into … Continue reading RODNEY PARADE: A Bad Head Day

NEWPORT CITY | Meeting The Women In Red

Wales Women 3 – 0 Russia Women Spytty Park I’ve been on a hype since seeing my first women’s football match last month. The blog post from that game at Birmingham City Ladies reached audience numbers I never expected and it opened my eyes to the world of women’s football: its players, its clubs and its fans. I’ve learnt so much in the space of … Continue reading NEWPORT CITY | Meeting The Women In Red

WREXHAM AFC | Opening Day Thoughts

Wrexham 0 – 1 Macclesfield Town The Racecourse Ground The beautiful thing about the opening day of a league season is the positivity. There’s new players, new shirts and new chants. Everything that happened in the previous campaign is put to one side as fans up and down the country dream of it being their year. Seeing Wrexham’s first home game of the season has … Continue reading WREXHAM AFC | Opening Day Thoughts

Without A Ticket For The Champions League Final

Principality Stadium For me, it will always be the Millenium Stadium – the stage for my first ever football match back in 2005. My uncle took me to see Wales against Austria in a World Cup qualifying match. I don’t remember much of it, to be fair, other than hearing the Welsh fans chant in a pub before the game: ‘Bella-my-my-my, will you score a … Continue reading Without A Ticket For The Champions League Final