Football Travel, History and Culture

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Stunning views at Como 1907. [Credit: Rich Hall]

Podcast: Groundhopping in Northern Italy

We catch up with Rich Hall, founder of Italian football-focused website, Gentleman Ultra, for his tips on visiting the clubs of Northern Italy.

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Football Travel: AC Perugia

In the heart of Umbria is AC Perugia, which provides one of the most stunning backdrops to football that you could wish for.

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Podcast: League of Ireland

The League of Ireland kicks off in February and runs until October. We catch up with Dublin-based football writer Ste McGovern for his groundhopping tips for the domestic game in Ireland.

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Non-League: Dulwich Hamlet FC

Just 20 minutes out of central London is a brilliantly alternative football experience. We visit Champion Hill, home of 'The Hamlet'...

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Football Travel: Empoli FC

Between Pisa and Florence is Empoli FC, which put on a really entertaining match experience in Italy's Serie B. We went along and this is what we found...

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Pioneers: The History of Football in Portugal

Portugal won the European Championship in 2016, but it was a journey that started in Madeira way back in 1875...

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