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Forza Metro

Norwest 3, Metro 2 Huapai Domain, Auckland, June 4 2017 I watched two games of football today. I got up at 5:30am in order to meet my brother down at the Viaduct for the Champions League Final – which I was expecting to be a close game. Then, after some […]

Rivalism Weekend – 1/3

Mount Albert Ponsonby 3, Metro 2 Anderson Park, Auckland, April 8 2017 -ism (suffix) Used to form names of a tendency of behaviour, action, state, condition or opinion belonging to a class or group of persons, or the result of a doctrine, ideology or principle or lack thereof. – Wictionary Rivalism – first coined by […]

A tale of three teams

Franklin United 0, Metro 2 Waiuku 3, Papatoetoe United 0 Massey Park, Waiuku, April 2 2016 After last week’s opening weekend tail chasing that kind of ruined the day for me, my sole objective yesterday was to simply choose a game, go to it, and enjoy it. In that at […]

Winter is coming

Hamilton Wanderers 3, Metro 3 (Wanderers won 5-4 on aggregate) Porritt Stadium, Hamilton, September 27 2015 It’s hard organising your life around football sometimes. I mean, ok, there are worse problems in the world such as famine, war, oppression etc., but still, having to rearrange things around a game you […]