Author Archives: Marten Kats

Game #58: Schalke ’04 v Borussia Dortmund

Game #58:Schalke ’04 v Borussia DortmundGerman 1.BundesligaGround: Arena Auf Schalke, GelsenkirchenDate: 08/12/2018Result: 1-2Attendance: 61,767 For my second game in my weekend in Germany I traveled from Bremen down to Gelsenkirchen, close to the Dutch border, for the biggest derby in … Continue reading

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Game #57: Werder Bremen v Fortuna Düsseldorf

Game #57: Werder Bremen v Fortuna DüsseldorfGerman 1.BundesligaGround: Weser-Stadion, BremenDate: 07/12/2018Result: 3-1Attendance: 41,500 For the first time since starting this blog, I went overseas to watch football. Together with a friend I traveled to Germany for a weekend over there, … Continue reading

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Game #56: Kilmarnock v Hibernian

Game #56: Kilmarnock v Hibernian Scottish Premiership Ground: Rugby Park, Kilmarnock Date: 1/12/2018 Result: 3-0 Attendance: 6,036 I’m closing in on “the 42”, with only 7 more to go: 2 in the Premiership and 5 in the Championship. My last … Continue reading

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Game #55: Fort William v Rothes

Game #55: Fort William v Rothes Highland League Ground: Claggan Park, Fort William Date: 24/11/2018 Result: 0-5 Attendance: 93 I have never visited a game in the Highland League so far. And that’s remarkable, as it’s a tier 5 league … Continue reading

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Game #54: Rangers v Motherwell

Game #54: Rangers v Motherwell Scottish Premiership Ground: Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow Date: 11/11/2018 Result: 7-1 Attendance: 49,802 An advantage of Celtic and Rangers playing in the Europa League group stages is that it is now easier for me to plan … Continue reading

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Game #53: Annan Athletic v Cowdenbeath

Game #53: Annan Athletic v Cowdenbeath Scottish League Two Ground: Galabank, Annan Date: 10/11/2018 Result: 0-2 Attendance: 374 There was only one more ground in League 2 to go, I took the train via Glasgow to Annan to finish my … Continue reading

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Game #52: Peterhead v Albion Rovers

Game #52: Peterhead v Albion Rovers Scottish League Two Ground: Balmoor Stadium, Peterhead Date: 03/11/2018 Result: 2-1 Attendance: 590 This time I went to the furthest SPFL club from any railway station: Peterhead. To get there I took a train … Continue reading

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Game #51: Livingston v St. Johnstone

Game #51: Livingston v St. Johnstone Scottish Premiership Ground: Almondvale Stadium, Livingston Date: 31/10/2018 Result: 0-1 Attendance: 1,476 At Halloween there was also a full list of fixtures in the Scottish Premiership. Realistically, there is only one SPFL club I … Continue reading

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Game #50: Heart of Midlothian v Celtic

Game #50: Heart of Midlothian v Celtic Scottish League Cup semi-final Ground: Murrayfield, Edinburgh Date: 28/10/2018 Result: 0-3 Attendance: 61,161 The semi finals of the Scottish League cup were a major cause of controversy even before any ball was kicked. … Continue reading

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Game #49: Ross County v Greenock Morton

Game #49: Ross County v Greenock Morton Scottish Championship Ground: Victoria Park, Dingwall Date: 27/10/2018 Result: 5-0 Attendance: 3,481 Another long journey awaited me this time. I took the train from Dundee via Perth to Inverness, where I took the … Continue reading

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