International Sporting Dad Weekend

In November I took my dad to two international matches in the space of 24 hours. First there was the (football) World Cup qualifier between Romania and Poland; then, the next day, a rugby clash between Romania and the USA. These were two rather different experiences for the spectator. Here’s what he thought of it all (in my mind. I haven’t spoken to him about it. Or if I have, I’ve forgotten what he said)… Continue reading

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I’ve been busy. Relatively. There are two new ‘historic club‘ articles on the site, about Universitatea Cluj and the long-defunct but phenomenally successful Chinezul Timisoara. I’ve also been to a couple of Liga I games this month: one at Voluntari and another at Dinamo, so reports are in the ‘I was there‘ section.

Looking forward to another visit to the National Arena in November, to watch Romania take on Poland. Watch this space for more ill-informed and cliche-ridden reporting. And then Bucharest’s rugby internationals at the Arc de Triumf stadium, none of which I can write about because, well, have you tried the beer they sell there?