Monthly Archives: March 2013

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LAST EVER FA CUP FINAL AT THE ORIGINAL WEMBLEY STADIUM

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OLD SCHOOL 90s UMBRO AD

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100 Grounds : February 2013

FEBRUARY 2013

Match 4 – 2nd Feb
Birmingham City Vs Nottingham Forrest

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220 Miles
Championship. Att.17,738
Won 2.1
Ticket £27
Travel/ Parking/ Programme £44.95
Refreshments £5
Total cost £76.95
Decent stadium – looking a little tired; sat in East Paddock and had sun in eyes for all of first half: good atmosphere aided by hostility aimed at returning manager (McLeish); MOM Burke (Birmingham)

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European Away nights in the 90s

The ’94-’95 season offered the enticing prospect of European competition for the first time in my match going life, and I mean proper competition, not the Batesy fabricated Cross Channel Cup! This was going to be mental, Chelsea away IN EUROPE!!! I’d been to Italia ’90 as an 18 year old boy and couldn’t wait to get that more intense buzz of Chelsea away on foreign soil.

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100 Grounds : January 2013

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JANUARY 2013

Match 1 – 23rd Jan
Arsenal Vs West Ham
91 Miles
Premier League. Att. 60,081
Won 5.1
Ticket £37.50
Travel/ Parking/ Programme £33.58
Refreshments £7.50
Total cost £78.58
Fantastic stadium; decent atmosphere, assisted by away fans; 4 goals in 11 minutes at start of second half was impressive; MOM Carzola (Arsenal)

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Sparta Prague v Chelsea

AS SEEN IN CHELSEA MONTHLY MEMBERS MAGAZINE

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My girlfriend Katie Bear & I went on a romantic 4 day trip to Prague for Valentines day 2013. I can assure you that Katie was fully aware (at least by midday on matchday) that in the evening of the 14th, we would be at a freezing Generali Stadium as opposed to a nice evening meal overlooking the castle.

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