Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium

Phnom Penh olympic ground

I imagine that the zenith for many of the urbexing bloggers and Instagramers is to “conquer” a sports stadium. Extraordinary structures punctuating city-scapes constructed for such specific purposes that, in theory, are built not to facilitate commerce or generate wealth, but for entertainment and achievement, wrapped in impenetrable layers of security to keep you out. I can see the appeal of sneaking in and Continue reading

Khlong Toei and Port FC

Klong Toei

Port FC’s 50th anniversary is something to celebrate in domestic Thai Football.

Thai businessmen frequently buy out and invest heavily in clubs with purchases often proceeding behaviour that would be most unwelcome in Europe; relocations, playing-colour-roulette and name changes. Why? A strong sense of classism, respect for seniority and a “Saving Face” culture characterise Thai society. Unlike Continue reading

Slav It Up

Gopnik style

With the arrival of Leonid Slutsky at the KC this summer, we figured some of the Hull faithful may feel like going that extra mile during Football matches to make him feel at home. But how to make your stadium atmosphere legit Slav? If the Boothferry Boys, or anyone else for that matter, wants to be as Russian as possible this season, they just need to follow our easy 5 step guide to Slav it up. Spoiler alert; pyro not necessary Continue reading

Sticker Conspiracy

Our merch has made it onto Sticker Conspiracy.

Sticker Conspiracy Hull City

Taken by the page admins or sent in by a reader, our “Hull City Deutschland Fanszene” Aufkleber was spotted, snapped and submitted onto the Tumblr page. Any follower of From Boothferry To Germany will know that we appreciate fan sticker designs and frequently share some of the faves we see on tour, so this page is a great one to have a browse through on your coffee break with designs from clubs across many nations.

Check out the full page here. In the meantime, keep decorating.

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Tribute to the Thai King

Ubon UMT shirt

This is the current kit of Ubon UMT United, the top team of Ubon Ratchathani in the Isan region of Eastern Thailand, currently playing in the Thai Premier League after achieving promotion last year. Note the solitary but thick black stripe on the left arm.

That is not just some cool asymmetrical design. That is a season-long tribute to the late King Abulyadej of Thailand.

Everywhere Continue reading