The season 2010/11 holds many memories for me, mainly as this was the season when Yorkshire St Pauli began brewing. Before then and during the first half of the season, following the Magical FC for me meant listening to Wolf Schmidt and team’s excellent AFM Radio podcasts, although not easy to follow as a non-native … Continue reading New York, Milan, Lower Briggate!
I remember the exact moment I definitively (or so I thought) fell out of love with football. It was a small article in the newspaper. A Dutch club called Excelsior had organized an auction to support a local charity. They asked all the other Dutch clubs to donate jerseys, which they did. There was only … Continue reading Fussball und Liebe: Falling back in love with football
Today is the start of Football v Homophobia's month of action, and Yorkshire St. Pauli are delighted to be supporting the campaign, which celebrates diversity in football, uniting supporters, players, clubs and others across the game to take a stand against discrimination. On Sunday 18th February Yorkshire St. Pauli will host an exhibition football match … Continue reading Yorkshire St. Pauli – Supporting Football v Homophobia’s Month Of Action
A couple of weeks ago we did a long overdue check of the Yorkshire St. Pauli FC kit supplies and noticed we were drastically lacking in useable pairs of football boots. Having chucked away a few that were falling apart or missing studs, and others that had inexplicably lost its matching pair, we were down … Continue reading YSP BOOT APPEAL: UPDATE
I have a confession, falling in love with FCSP didn’t happen overnight. My first visit to the Millerntor didn’t change my life. Perhaps it was the image of an chaotic anarchist utopia I’d built up in my head, perhaps it was the raging hangover from a night on the Reeperbahn, perhaps it was the fact … Continue reading St Pauli-ing beyond St Pauli: Going round the houses