European cities and stadia visited for football-related trips – predominantly through following Liverpool FC.

Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid

Santiago Bernabeu.

You’d expect the home of Europe’s most successful football club to be something special – and the Santiago Bernabeu doesn’t disappoint. Wherever you enter before catching a first glimpse of the stadium, whether at pitch level or from the top tier, it’s difficult not to be awestruck by the size of Real Madrid’s home arena. […]

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Outside the Westfalenstadion ahead of the 2001 UEFA Cup Final.

UEFA Cup Final 2001, Dortmund.

A first football match away from Anfield, the first match attended on my own, and the first time I had travelled abroad; Having only just turned 20, the first experience of football on the continent was a slightly daunting occasion. It was also the first of what has become a growing number of occasions that […]

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