Taking the opportunity to tick off Moss Rose, Macclesfield

Mosaic mural at Moss Rose home of Macclesfield Town FC

It’s a welcome to the92.net blog to budding journalist and Yeovil Town fan Alex Burnell. Alex shares his thoughts on a trip to Moss Rose, the home of Macclesfield Town, as the Glovers’ were in town. It’s been a while since Macclesfield Town and Yeovil Town have played each other, an eventful 13 years for both concerned. But Saturday 24th November saw the two face off in what could hardly be described as a classic. Now we had it fairly easy, being a lifelong Yeovil fan who is currently studying at a university in the East Midlands; it was one… Read more »

The Pilgrimage to Brunton Park, Carlisle

Hughie McIlmoyle loiters outside Brunton Park, home to Carlisle United

The two founders of the92.net visited one of the fabled slogs of the 92 with a day trip to Carlisle. Carlisle hosted Yeovil in a League Two clash, where football most certainly wasn’t the winner Follow author Michael on Twitter here. The Pilgrimage Brunton Park, Carlisle. Home to one of the most remote grounds in the 92. For many clubs in the football league, the away trip to Carlisle is the longest they’ll have to make. When the fixture list computer is unkind, a dreaded ‘away to Carlisle United on a Tuesday’ can be the most daunting thing to see… Read more »

Doing the Maltese Eleven – Victor Tedesco Stadium

It’s been a while for the92.net blogger Michael Pilcher, but he’s finally been to a new ground, as his visit to the Victor Tedesco Stadium also saw him visit his first non British ground! You can follow Michael on Twitter here. 8th April 2017 was the date that I achieved my long-held ambition of joining the 92 Club. On the back of the buzz at finally realising that dream, I conducted an interview on this very website where I spoke of my grand plans for the future: to complete all the grounds in Kent, to visit more non-league games…I was… Read more »

An Italian Adventure at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia

A visit to the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d’Italia I am lucky that work had sent me out to our office in Northern Italy for a couple of days. With a choice of either Milan or Venice to fly into, I started scouring the fixtures, to see if I could fly a day earlier and get a quick ground in. One immediately popped up, just a short bus ride from Milan Bergamo Airport. Bergamo is a Ryanair hub, which plays on the fact it is about 40 minutes from the center of Milan. However, Serie A stalwarts Atalanta play in Bergamo…. Read more »

From St James’ Park to St James’ Park doing the 92

Photo in the centre circle at St James Park Exeter after completing the 92

Lifelong Newcastle fan and the92.net blogger Colin Harrison reports back on making the mammoth journey from the North East to the South West to complete his 92. The day had arrived for me to complete my tour of the 92 grounds. From my first ever match as a schoolboy, watching my beloved Newcastle United at St James Park to the other St James Park, Exeter. It wasn’t my 92nd league ground though but my 109th. One night in our local, we were discussing the journey to which my mate David said he would drive us all to Exeter in his… Read more »

The 1,000,000 Seat Challenge to Rule Them All

How to Trump 2017? Let’s face it, 2017 is definitely a year that can be easily “Trumped”. Politics and society have been divided… yet on reflection, for Stadium Hoppers, it’s been easily our best year so far! But what is the 1,000,000 Seat Challenge, we hear you holler! So we thought… why not end 2017 and start 2018 by uniting all Stadium Hoppers in a fun challenge. We can even show Teresa May and Donald how you really nurture a “Special Relationship” between out two allies either side of the pond. We all know our cohesive religion… and sports and… Read more »

A Football Groundhoppers Christmas gift guide

christmas tree

With Christmas fast approaching we take you through a selection of the best groundhopping gifts that you can put on your list to the Big Man in the red… Stadium Hoppers scratch map ⚽️🎁👀FOOTBALL FAN? OR JUST LOOKING FOR THAT PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT?! 👀⚽️🎁 pic.twitter.com/PWN2iE7WTG — Stadium Hoppers (@StadiumHoppers) November 18, 2017 A staple for any groundhoppers’ man cave is the Stadium Hoppers scratch map. The new 2017/18 edition features all the current England and Wales 92 football league clubs, Wembley Stadium, Millennium Stadium as well as several of the most popular stadiums that have recently left the Football League…. Read more »

More delay drama for Chelsea and the new Stamford Bridge stadium

Wembley Stadium home to the England national team and Tottenham Hotspur

Arsenal did it just over ten years ago, West Ham did it last season, whilst Tottenham are currently in the process of doing it. Stadium moves have been considered a vital part of the growth of all these London clubs, as they seek to provide improved capacity and facilities for supporters, whilst also increasing revenue streams that come with a modern new stadium. Chelsea set to be the next club to lay down new bricks and mortar in the English capital, constructing a new 60,000 capacity venue on the existing Stamford Bridge site at a projected cost of around £500… Read more »