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Brilliant Groundhopping / Football Websites

Below are the links to some other brilliant groundhopping or football blogs / websites which you should most certainly check out, and have helped, supported or inspired The 94th Minute in the past!

  • LOSTBOYOS – A superb groundhopping website ran by Welsh brothers Matt and Marc Harrison, which has covered a vast array of clubs throughout the years. Mostly focusing on Eastern Europe and South East Asia nowadays, it is one of the best groundhopping blogs around, with blogs being described as being the definition of  “rock and roll groundhopping” #NoFlatCapNoParty : https://lostboyos.wordpress.com/

 

  • MY YEAR IN THE WELSH LEAGUE – Disillusioned Cardiff City fan, Nicky Roberts, decided to jump into the interesting world of Welsh league football by setting himself a challenge of seeing 100 Welsh football matches within one year. This is his superb blogsite which detailed his spectacular journey from beginning to end. : https://myyearinthewelshleague.wordpress.com/

 

  • GIBBO’S 92 – This is the excellent groundhopping blog of Atherton Collieries fan and committee member, Joseph “Gibbo” Gibbons. Along with detailing his many journeys with Atherton Colliers through the lower leagues witin Northern England, there are also superb blogs of groundhops beyond Lancashire and Yorkshire, and beyond. : https://gibbos92.wordpress.com/

 

  • Y CLWB PEL-DROED – The ‘must visit’ website for all news relating to anything connecting within the Welsh footballing pyramid. Co-founded in July 2016 by aspiring journalists Nick Davies and Jordan Jones, the website has grown into the biggest and well-respected Welsh football news site in a relatively short period of time. It continually produces daily news reports from clubs all around the country, and gives an increased exposure for all Welsh league clubs. Recently nominated for a Football Blogging Awards. : https://www.clwbpeldroed.org/

 

  • NORTH EAST WALES FOOTBALL FANPAGE – A new football site dedicated to all the things involved with the North East Wales football scene. Created and ran by Rhostyllen fan, and Y Clwb Pel Droed contributor, Toby Jones, the site is currently in production but should be a very interesting and useful source for all news and information concerning football within Flintshire, Wrexham and the whole NE Wales scene. : https://newalesfootball.wordpress.com/

 

  • THE FITBA NOMAD – A fantastic groundhopping blog from the Nomad which delves into the interesting world of Scottish “fitba”, and provides superb write-up on Scottish football clubs within the professional and junior leagues. Certainly a must-read blog if you are considering travelling to Alba for some drinks and football! : https://thefitbanomad.wordpress.com/

 

  • THE GROUNDHOG – One of my favourite groundhopping blogsites out there and always the first blog I check to gain some information on a ground before heading there myself. If the ground exists, chances are The Groundhog has been there! A brilliant blog and a top bloke also! : https://thegroundhog.blog/

 

  • MANCHOPPER’S VENTURES – A superb groundhopping blog from Manchester-based groundhopper, George Cheetham. If you like your groundhops with pub tales, great travel stories and a heavy addition of football history, then this blog will certainly fulfill your wishes. Excellently written blogs with plenty of pictures also! Well worth a read! : https://manchopper.wordpress.com/

 

  • TWO MEN IN SEARCH OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME – A couple of friends from each side of the North London football divide who to take part in groundhopping up and down the country. Producing both excellent vlogs and blogs of their visits, #BeautifulGame15 produce super content which is incredibly interesting and fascinating, with the duo’s enthusiasm for lower league football always shining through! Certainly one of the best groundhopping vloggers out there! : http://beautifulgame2015.blogspot.com/ ; BEAUTIFULGAME15 YOUTUBE CHANNEL

 

  • THIS IS WELSH FOOTBALL – A superb account which covers all levels of the Welsh football league pyramid. Co-founded in January 2018 by Callum Howen and Sion Williams, the Twitter account has grown incredibly quickly in a short amount of time, and aspires to promote Welsh league football wherever it can. Also produces live Twitter reports on selected games throughout the season: https://thisiswelshfooty.wordpress.com/ ; TIWF YOUTUBE CHANNEL

 

  • K LEAGUE UNITED – If you’re looking to know more about South Korean football, then this website should be your first port of call. KLU is dedicated to providing English language coverage of the latest South Korean football news, opinions, player interviews and match previews for the K League 1, K League 2, KFA Cup and Korean National Team. They also produce an excellent and informative weekly podcast, which is available wherever you download your podcasts from and certainly worth a listen to: http://www.kleagueunited.com/

 

  • 48 SHADES OF FOOTBALL – Another location for obtaining information about Korean football, 48 Shades produce a superb weekly podcast with plenty of information and news about what is happening in Korean football. Well worth a listen to: 48 SHADES ON SOUNDCLOUD

 

  • THE K-LEAGUE KILT – Another excellent K-League blog from the viewpoint of a Scottish ex-pat who now lives in South Korea, and supports Seongnam FC. The K-League Kilt has lots of K-League news, predictions and groundhopping journeys around the K-Leagues make it another website which is well worth visiting and reading! A superb website! : https://thekleaguekilt.com/

 

WE ALL STAND TOGETHER

THE92DOTNET

THE STADIUM TROTTER

FOOTBALL: WHEREVER IT MAY BE

MTJ86

FOOTBALL SPOON

DANCING IN THE STREETS OF TNS

DAVID’S ADVENTURES IN GROUNDHOPPING

NON LEAGUE MATTERS

THE CUP FOOTBALL BLOGGER

ADVENTURES IN BUNDESLIGA

THE ROCHDALE GROUNDHOPPER

ADAM THURSTON GROUNDHOPPING BLOG

THE GROUNDHOPPER (STICKY PALMS)

THE 100 FOOTBALL GROUNDS CLUB

NORTH WALES FOOTBALL

MARK PITMAN

XXXXXXXXX JET SET

INSIDE THE WPL

THE BALL IS ROUND

THE SCOTTISH FITBA BASE

FOOTBALL GIBRALTAR

BENJAMIN WILLIS’ BLOG

THE BACK 4

THE RAINHAM END

 

 

Welsh Leagues Websites

Below is a list of some of the various Welsh football leagues’ websites that I have used for reference whilst creating my groundhopping blogs:

  • The official FAW Welsh Premier League website, the top league in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://www.welshpremier.co.uk/
  • The Huws Gray [Cymru] Alliance website, the second tier in the Welsh pyramid structure which covers North and Central Wales : http://www.huwsgrayalliance.co.uk/
  • The Welsh National League (Wrexham Area) website which covers North East Wales for the third and fourth tiers in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://wnl.org.uk/
  • The Welsh Alliance League website which covers North West Wales for the third and fourth tiers in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://www.welshallianceleague.co.uk/
  • The Mid-Wales Football League website which covers Central Wales for the third and fourth tiers in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://midwalesleague.pitchero.com/
  • The North East Wales League website which covers Flintshire and Wrexham for the fifth tier in the Welsh pyramid structure, and filters into the WNL structure. Originally called the “Clwyd East League” : http://clwydleagueeast.pitchero.com/
  • The Vale of Clwyd and Conwy Football League website which covers Denbighshire and Conwy Borough County for the fifth and sixth tiers in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://www.vccfl.co.uk/
  • The Gwynedd Football League website which covers Gwynedd and Anglesey for the fifth tier in the Welsh pyramid structure : http://gwyneddfootballleague.pitchero.com/

 

 

Reference Websites

Below is a list of football websites I have used and referenced throughout the years which have helped me produce the groundhopping blogs:

WELSH FOOTBALL DATA ARCHIVE

NON LEAGUE MATTERS

FOOTBALL CLUB HISTORY DATABASE

THE CLWYD-POWYS ARCHAEOLOGICAL TRUST

 

Other Websites Worth Visiting

Some other sporting sites that are worth a visit are:

NOTES FROM A CRICKET NOVICE

NICKY LEARNS WELSH

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