Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia

Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia

“I come from a land down under” – Men At Work. I have been to Australia in 4 different calendar years, in three of those I lived there, mostly in Poatina or Parramatta. In two of those, I watched Northern Irish footballer Terry McFlynn ply his trade for Sydney FC, where he became a fans Read more about Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For Australia[…]

15 Bars With Interesting Quirky Records I Was In

“Spend your nightlife table hopping, trying to keep your bag of bones in trim” – Noel Gallagher. When travel used to be a thing, I loved the thrill of it all. I loved the crazy stuff, I needed even the sorrow amidst all that. The unrecognised countries, the secrets, the wacaday museums, the sadness at Read more about 15 Bars With Interesting Quirky Records I Was In[…]

Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For United States of America

Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For The United States of America

“All these places feel like home” – Snow Patrol. This weekend sees, remarkably the first ever match at full men’s level between Northern Ireland and the United States of America. Down the years, it is hard to fathom that these two countries have never met before. It’s a staggering statistic for a football geek like Read more about Northern Irish Footballers Who Played For The United States of America[…]

Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid

Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid

“It’s a weird and wonderful world if you come from Wimbledon” – John Motson. Being in lockdown and not having travelled to ANY new city/town/village in 13 months now, and no new countries or even a leaval of this country (Poland) has certainly given me time to release 4 books (a fifth one is almost Read more about Reminiscing The 1990s: The Time Wimbledon Played Real Madrid[…]

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country

“Here am I. Going nowhere on a train. Here am I. Growing older in the rain” – Noel Gallagher. I broke 5 records today in my adult lifetime. Incredible!! Poland is the winner, it has beaten Australia and previously Northern Ireland as the longest time I have spent in one country as an adult. 22nd Read more about Not Backpacking Anywhere But Poland: I Broke My Adult Record of Time In ONE Country[…]

Backpacking in Bulgaria: Videos From Sofia, The Capital

Down the years I have lost hundreds of photos and videos. It simply happens when you travel hardcore. I have lost cameras, broken cameras but the main company to blame is Apple computers. They basically lost most of my photos that I have lost in life. Some countries did worse than others. So much so Read more about Backpacking in Bulgaria: Videos From Sofia, The Capital[…]

Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad

Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad

I tried to add this one to Wikipedia but it was rejected as they didn’t believe me. Wikipedia are stuck up idiots. So I’ll post it here instead. This is a list of Northern Ireland international footballers who have represented Northern Ireland/Ireland (the 1880 original Ireland) at full level but were born outside Northern Ireland. B internationals, under 21s Read more about Northern Ireland Football Internationals Born Abroad[…]

Countries That Have Won The World Cup

Today I thought I would publish a list of countries that have won the World Cup since the official FIFA tournament began in 1930. Down the years I have been to 4 World Cups, not including the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland. I actually attended quite a few Milk Cups from around 1992 – 1997, Read more about Countries That Have Won The World Cup[…]

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