Posts Tagged: Capital One Cup

2 in a week at the Britannia Stadium

stoke city ground

Blogger Michael Pilcher made the trip to the Potteries for some midweek Capital One Cup action. Cup holders Chelsea were the visitors as they looked to stop the rot and continue to defend their silverware. Ground: The Britannia Stadium 75/92 Game: Stoke City 1-1 Chelsea (Stoke win 5-4 on penalties) Date: 27/10/2015 I’ve heard so many variations on Andy Gray’s Lionel Messi quote that I don’t think anyone knows what the original was anymore. Did Gray say Messi would struggle “on a cold, wet Tuesday night in Stoke” or on a “wet, windy night at the Britannia”? Whichever, I –… Read more »

A massive midweek trip to the Stadium of Light Sunderland

Sunderland Stadium of Light

The domestic cup competitions are a great way for fans doing the 92 to tick off new grounds otherwise not on their radar. A tie in the North East caught blogger Michael Pilcher’s eye as he made the gargantuan trip to Wearside. Ground: Stadium of Light (73/92) Game: Sunderland 6 – 3 Exeter City Date: 24/08/2015 I changed jobs just over a year ago, and in my new department I was pleased to find myself working alongside another individual that was attempting to do the 92. Nigel, one of the nicest people you could wish to meet, is on exactly… Read more »