GroundHopping 2018/2019


  1. Ysceifiog FC – Brynford playing field (1): Kicking Off My GroundHopping Season With A Visit To Ysceifiog
  2. Llandyrnog FC – Cae Nant (2): Goals Galore At Llandyrnog
  3. V9 Academy – Etihad Campus, Manchester: At Manchester City With Jamie Vardy’s V9 Academy
  4. V9 Academy – Etihad Campus, Manchester: At Manchester City With Jamie Vardy’s V9 Academy
  5. Browns – Vilamoura, Portugal (3): A New Ground But Not A New Country
  6. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Back On Air With TNS Radio As The Champions League Preparations Continue
  7. Bala Town – Maes Tegid: A Nice Day In Bala – Apart From The Result
  8. Cefn Druids – Park Hall Stadium: Another Day, Another Football Day
  9. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Welcoming Falkirk To Park Hall
  10. Oldbury United – George Salter Academy, West Bromwich (4): Oldbury United 3 Gornal Athletic 3 – Are Friendlies Meaningless?
  11. Rangers – Hummel Training Centre (5): Rangers And Steven Gerrard, All In A Day’s Work
  12. KF Shkëndija – Philip II Arena, Skopje, Macedonia (6): Not The Result We Wanted But I Loved The Experience
  13. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Oh, What A Night – Almost In The History Books
  14. St. Martins Village FC – Gobowen playing fields (7): St. Martins Village FC 5 Llangollen Town Reserves 1
  15. Oldbury United – City Of Wolverhampton College (8): Seventh Heaven For The Reds – Oldbury United 7 Coven Athletic 0
  16. St. Martins Village FC – Gobowen playing fields: A Game, Lincoln Red Imps Training And My Memorabilia Collection – A Football Day
  17. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Welsh Ground Number 40 With A Visit To The Muga
  18. Cefn Albion – The Muga, Cefn Mawr (9): Welsh Ground Number 40 With A Visit To The Muga
  19. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Welcoming Lincoln Red Imps To Park Hall
  20. Brereton Social FC – Red Lion Ground (10): Brereton Social FC 0 Dudley Town 1
  21. Lincoln Red Imps – Victoria Stadium (11):  Busy But Blessed In Gibraltar
  22. Dudley Town – York Road (12): In The Shadow Of The M5 – Dudley Town 1 Pegasus Juniors 2
  23. The New Saints – Cardiff City Stadium: Europa League Action At Cardiff City Stadium
  24. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Five Star Performance On Opening Weekend
  25. Walsall Phoenix – Stick And Wicket, Aldridge (13): A Visit To The Stick And Wicket As Walsall Phoenix Beat Red Star Alma
  26. FC Midtjylland – MCH Arena, Herning, Denmark (14): The European Dream Ends In Denmark But It’s Another Nation On The Groundhopping Journey
  27. Wolverhampton United – Prestwood Road (15): Wolverhampton United 3 Gornal Colts 2 On The Groundhopping Journey
  28. Connah’s Quay Nomads – Deeside Stadium: Disappointing Day On Deeside But Well Done Connah’s Quay
  29. Rhos Aelwyd – Ponciau Banks (16): A Visit To Ponciau Banks As Rhos Aelwyd And Cefn Albion Share The Spoils
  30. The New Saints – Park Hall Stadium: Spot The Dog, Post-Match Interviews And Lots More In Between
  31. Walsall Wood FC – Oak Park (17): Points Shared In The Bank Holiday Black Country  Derby
  32. Sheffield Wednesday – Hillsborough (18): Turning Down Liverpool For Wolves
  33. Caernarfon Town – The Oval: My Fifth Visit To The Oval And It’s A Very Happy One
  34. Dudley Lions – Coneygre Centre, Tipton (19): A New Month And A New Ground
  35. AFC Sporting Gornal – Dormston Centre, Sedgley (20): Not Far To Go On This GroundHopping Journey – AFC Sporting Gornal v Norton Canes
  36. Wales – Cardiff City Stadium: A Day In The Capital – Wales 4 Republic Of Ireland 1 Is The Icing On The Cake
  37. Llangollen Town – Tower Fields (21): Llangollen Town 8 Cefn Mawr Rangers 1
  38. The New Saints – Park Hall: The Scottish Dream Is Over For The Champions Of Wales
  39. The New Saints – Park Hall: Six Of The Best For The Welsh Champions
  40. Llanelli Town AFC (22): Welsh Ground 43 With A Visit To Stebonheath Park
  41. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground. Pitch 3. (23): Wolverhampton Wanderers v The New Saints
  42. Sporting Khalsa Women – Aspray Arena, Willenhall: Sporting Khalsa Women 2 Wolves Women 10
  43. The New Saints – Park Hall: Killing Three Birds With One Stone
  44. Warstone Wanderers – Ken Evans Athletics Track (Aldersley Sports Village) (24): Warstone Wanderers 5 Wolverhampton United 1
  45. Coven United – Coven Playing Fields (25): Coven United 2 Dudley Rangers United 3
  46. Cardiff Metropolitan University FC – Cyncoed Campus: Cardiff Met 4 The New Saints 1 – Handling The Disappointment Of Defeat
  47. Prestatyn Town – Bastion Gardens: Back To Winning Ways At Bastion Gardens
  48. Carmarthen Town – Richmond Park: Working In Welsh Football Ticks The Boxes
  49. Wales – Principality Stadium: You Win Some, You Lose Some
  50. Amblecote Nomads – Springfield Park, Kidderminster (26): To Tick Or Not To Tick – A Few Thoughts On GroundHopping
  51. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: Six Of The Best For The Champions Of Wales, Getting On Well With The Players And Post-Match Interviews
  52. Abermule FC – Abermule Community Field (27): Abermule Reserves 0 Welshpool Town Reserves 1 And Another Picturesque Welsh Ground
  53. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: Back On Top For The Champions – The New Saints 3 Connah’s Quay Nomads 0
  54. Newtown AFC – Latham Park: Newtown AFC 1 The New Saints FC 1
  55. Llandudno FC – Maesdu Park: From The North Wales Coast To The Rhondda Valley
  56. Aberystwyth Town FC – Park Avenue: Three Welsh Games In Less Than A Week
  57. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: Welcoming A Group Of Norwegian GroundHoppers To Park Hall
  58. Trysull Tigers FC – Wombourne Leisure Centre (28): Trysull Tigers FC 6 Dudley Rangers United 3
  59. Barry Town United – Jenner Park, Barry: Didn’t We Have A Lovely Time The Day We Went To Barry
  60. Cambrian & Clydach Vale BGC – Clydach Vale (29): A trip To The Rhondda Valley In The Welsh League Cup Semi-Final As Cambrian & Clydach Vale BGC Beat The New Saints FC
  61. Macclesfield Town FC – Moss Rose, Macclesfield (30): A Trip To Moss Rose On The GroundHopping Trail As Macclesfield Town Beat Yeovil Town 1-0
  62. Dudley Rangers United – Windsor Avenue Playing Fields, Penn (31): Three Games In Three Days And All New GroundHopping Ticks As Well, As Dudley Rangers United Beat AFC Springfield 4-2
  63. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: The New Saints FC Hosts Cardiff Metropolitan University FC As My Granddaughter Visits Her First Game
  64. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: TNS FC Performance Phase 1 Shrewsbury Town U18s 4
  65. Cwmbran Celtic – Celtic Park (32): Cwmbran Celtic 0 The New Saints FC 3 In My Favourite Competition, The Welsh Cup
  66. St. George’s Park (pitch 10) – England FA (33): England Schools FA U18s v England Independent Schools FA U18s
  67. Bala Town FC – Maes Tegid. Bala Town FC 1 The New Saints FC 1 
  68. AFC Springfield – Coseley Leisure Centre (34): AFC Springfield 2 Trysull Tigers 8 – Sunday Afternoon Groundhopping
  69. Llandudno FC – Maesdu Park: Oh, I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside – Llandudno FC 0 The New Saints FC 4
  70. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: My 70th Game Of The Season Is A Working One – The New Saints FC 7 Cefn Druids AFC 0
  71. Sikh Hunters FC – Long Lane, Essington (35): A Groundhopping Game Of Two Halves As Sikh Hunters FC Beat Bromyard Town FC
  72. Cefn Druids AFC – The Rock, Cefn Mawr: First Game Of 2019 Is A Visit To The Welsh Rock
  73. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: Off To The New Saints FC v Newtown AFC With The Best Irishman
  74. Christ Church Coseley FC – Churchfields Playing Fields, West Bromwich (36): Groundhopping in West Bromwich – Christ Church Coseley FC 4 Excel Church FC 1
  75. CPD Corwen – War Memorial Park (37): Killing Two Birds With One Stone At CPD Corwen V CPD Pwllheli
  76. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: The New Saints FC 5 Llanelli Town AFC 0 And A Behind The Scenes Video
  77. Excel Church FC – Ormiston NEW Academy, Wolverhampton (38): A Surprise Excel Win Against Top Of The Table Nomads
  78. Airbus UK Broughton – Hollingsworth Group Stadium: On A Road Trip With Kurtis Byrne For The Welsh Cup
  79. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: The New Saints FC 5 Newtown AFC 0 – Behind The Scenes Footage, Featuring Dean Ebbe
  80. FC United of Manchester – Broadhurst Park (39): A Behind The Scenes Visit To Broadhurst Park For FC United Of Manchester 1 Altrincham FC 2
  81. The New Saints FC – Park Hall: Behind The Scenes In The JD Welsh Premier League With The New Saints FC Versus Barry Town United

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