Croydon v Athletic Newham

These, as everyone keeps telling us, are unprecedented times. Amid the stranger knock-on effects of 2020’s ‘new normal’, we’ve had wild deer wandering the shopping streets of Glasgow, the Government buying everyone a cut-price Nando’s, and even some scattered cases of men washing their hands after visiting the loo. And here’s another one to add to the list: Croydon FC moving into a 16,000-seater stadium. … Continue reading Croydon v Athletic Newham

Croydon v Lewisham Borough

One of the pleasures of non-league groundhopping is arriving early and having a wander round to take in the whole ground. You could easily fill an entire Instagram account with the unexpected junk so often seen lying around the seemingly never-visited corners of some. At Beckenham Town, I spotted a cheerily-decomposing fox corpse that had clearly been there for months, if not years. Here, they … Continue reading Croydon v Lewisham Borough