My Second Team: Borussia Dortmund

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Borussia Dortmund

On the morning of the 21st May 2015 I hung two scarves in my window. One had red and blue stripes, the other black and yellow. The former represents the colours of the club I support Crystal Palace, the other is of my second club: Borussia Dortmund.

On this particular day the stars that watch over these clubs aligned. Both were playing in their countries domestic cup finals, the …

My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in My Second Team | One Comment
My Second Team: Rayo Vallecano

For the latest in our My Second Team series, we welcome Huw Richards for the first time. Huw is Swansea through and through but as his wonderfully entertaining post shows, his sporting peregrinations have taken him to nooks and crannies the world over. Huw can be followed on twitter at @huwrichards3.

In architectural terms primary sporting allegiances are a bit like the single sweep of the …

My Second Team: Watford

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Watford

Tthe latest post in our My Second Team series sees us welcome back Jonathan Rodgers – and anyone who follows Jonathan on Twitter will be keen to get the clarity this piece provides on his varying allegiances. Jonathan blogs at Facing Two Ways.

There has only ever one team for me. Derby County. Well, that’s not strictly true. I’ve supported a total of three teams in my …

My Second Team: Sydney FC

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in My Second Team | 2 Comments
My Second Team: Sydney FC

Unless you have a lot of time on your hands or a lot of money, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll pick up a second team if you move away from your hometown. But despite moving to London, with a vibrant non-league scene, I somehow ended up falling in love with a side hundreds of thousands of miles from the UK that is almost the complete antithesis of my club, …

My Second Team: Swansea City

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in My Second Team | No Comments
My Second Team: Swansea City

For the fifth post in our burgeoning ‘My Second Team’ series, Alex Quayle compares the regard he holds for Manchester City with his new affection for Swansea City in the wake of two meetings between the clubs in the space of a week. Alex can be followed on twitter at @MisterQuayle.

In the 2011 Championship Playoff Final, as Reading scored their second goal of their comeback to …

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