I should start by answering the two most frequent questions asked about Rocester; it’s near Uttoxeter and its pronounced Roaster! We set off from Stafford knowing that we had 4 completely different grounds to visit. On a personal note, I knew 3 of them, and I fully expected Rocester’s to be my highlight, at least on architectural grounds. Continue reading →
We’re back! After the pandemic and the ending of our time in Trelleborg we’re back in Sweden’s beautiful capital Stockholm, and staying both close to the National Stadium, and the birthplace of Ulrika Jonsson.
FRIDAY JUNE 2nd to SUNDAY JUNE 4th 2023
RÅGSVEDS IF vs. IFK HANINGE (Div 2) @ Hagsätra IP –
football started here in the 1960’s and situated in a beautiful part south of Stockholm.
SOLLENTUNA FK vs NORDIC UNITED FC (Div 1) @ Sollentunavallen –
Action starts here 1969. Situated close to both the birthplace of Ulrika Jonsson and the hop hotel.Anders Limpar used to be assistant manager here.
HAMMARBY TFF vs. STOCKHOLM INTERNAZIONALE (Div 1) @ Hammarby IP – built 1912-1915 and is Hammarby IF
first homeground, before moving to Söderstadion and now Tele2. Home of Hammarby Ladies team as well.
FC Wina Märsta vs IF Wasa 2 at 17:15
at Midgårdsvallen Konstgräs
A complete bonus game in, would you believe the Stockholm Veterans League Group A! It’s free, so why not!!
TÄBY FK vs BODENS BK FF (Div 1) @ Vikingavallen – built years ago and have an upgrade in 2008. Täby FK sharing the ground with IK Frej, who also play their games here. This represents a massive trip for Boden, some 900 km, not exactly a local derby!
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PRICE: £450 pp (excl. flights) and includes:
* Pick up and drop off at Arlanda Airport (north of Stockholm)
* Transport to all football matches
* Accommodation at 4-star hotel (double room) for two nights incl. breakfast
* Tickets/admission for all games incl. programmes
If you want to book your own accommodation, then the hop price will be £350,
but the pick-up point will be the hotel, close to Sollentuna Rail Station
FLIGHTS TO BOOK (not included in the price):
Norwegian from Gatwick Airport, UK 09:20
(Arriving Arlanda Airport, Sweden at 12:55 local time)
Norwegian from Arlanda Airport, Sweden 17:45
(Arriving Gatwick Airport, UK at 19:35 local time)
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) from Heathrow Airport, UK 06:40
(Arriving Arlanda Airport, Sweden at 10:05 local time)
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) from Arlanda Airport, Sweden 18:15
(Arriving Heathrow Airport, UK at 19:55 local time)
There are 2 options to pay the £450 (if you book your own accommodation £350):
1. You can pay to my account through a EuroTransaction: