Leicester City, the Community Shield and the late 70th birthday present
Aug17

Leicester City, the Community Shield and the late 70th birthday present

It’s over 18 months since my dad turned 70. For his birthday, we gave him a token present (which he loved) and the promise of a trip to Leicester City in the near future. My dad is a big Leicester City fan and brought all his kids up to be Leicester supporters too. We hoped to get him good tickets or maybe even tickets with a bit of hospitality or a nice meal thrown in. But we couldn’t get anything. It was close to the end...

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Ladies’ day
Apr07

Ladies’ day

My husband and children are big Man Utd fans. (My husband is from the North-West, so it’s ‘allowed’.) They went (I think) to the Community/ Charity/ Whatever Shield at the start of the season, but haven’t been to a ‘proper’ game. So my husband applied for tickets for them all for today (7th April). They got the tickets, but when they arrived they were for 8th April. Easter day. I must admit I was...

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