Rest in Peace Megan Pratt

This story deserves full recognition, so we wanted to write this piece to inform the international Football community who many not be familiar with it. In early 2016, Megan Pratt, a young school girl from Hull, was taken to hospital after jaw and facial complaints. What was originally suspected to be a tooth-abscess turned out to be a cancerous tumour, later determined to be terminal.

Megan was an avid Hull City fan, and the tragic news shocked City’s fan base as her health Continue reading

Holmesdale Fanatics & The Smoke

Union Berlin Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace played against 1.FC Union Berlin last summer. Union, a far weaker side on paper, surprisingly won the game 2-0. The day was hot, the beer was popular, and Palace brought a good amount, probably coming close to 400 / 500. Palace fans had been victim to some scraps with Eisern Union ultras the day before, with a flag being stolen, but on the whole it was a peaceful affair.

My real interest was not the game, but the Holmesdale Fanatics. Now, Continue reading

On Wembley Way Baht’at

Hull City vs Sheffield Wednesday Wembley

This year’s Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final will be contested between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday, 28th of May, in the grandest of all British stadia, Wembley Stadium. While the rivalry of these two teams will be evident, we have to acknowledge the significance of an all-Yorkshire final taking place in London.

The United Kingdom and France share a characteristic that other major European powers do not; in each country one city, the capital, dominates the political, economic and Continue reading