Home and Away: Round Britain in Search of Non-League Football Nirvana

Home and Away Round Britain in Search of Non League Football Nirvana Dave Roberts was for once almost lost for words as the news sank in Perennial underachievers Bromley in the vertigo inducing fifth tier of English football It was the greatest achievement in the cl

  • Title: Home and Away: Round Britain in Search of Non-League Football Nirvana
  • Author: Dave Roberts
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Dave Roberts was, for once, almost lost for words as the news sank in Perennial underachievers Bromley, in the vertigo inducing fifth tier of English football It was the greatest achievement in the club s 130 year history and, by extraordinary coincidence, Dave had decided to spend the next 12 months in the UK, after an absence of 35 years, deciding whether he and his wiDave Roberts was, for once, almost lost for words as the news sank in Perennial underachievers Bromley, in the vertigo inducing fifth tier of English football It was the greatest achievement in the club s 130 year history and, by extraordinary coincidence, Dave had decided to spend the next 12 months in the UK, after an absence of 35 years, deciding whether he and his wife Liz could live there And what better way to explore modern day Blighty than by following a roadmap based on the fixtures in the Vanarama National League It was like the ultimate package holiday well, for Dave at least.Home and Away takes Dave and occasionally Liz too the length and breadth of the land on a journey of discovery, with Bromley games thrown in So from the White Cliffs of Dover and the English Riviera Torquay through the timeless charm of the Cotswolds Forest Green, Cheltenham to towns steeped in history Lincoln, Chester , faded seaside resorts Southport, Barrow and fallen giants of the game Grimsby, Wrexham, Tranmere OK, pushing it there , the season unfolds, and the ultimate home or away decision approaches.Against the odds, the season also proves not to be full of the endless disappointments football fans are conditioned to expect Unfancied Bromley are on a mission, they have a man called Moses up front, and the promised land of the Football League might not be beyond their capabilities

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    One thought on “Home and Away: Round Britain in Search of Non-League Football Nirvana”

    1. This was my second Dave Roberts' book, after reading "Bromley Boys" which was an easy 5-star read. The premise of "Hoke and Away" is similar to the first book, with the author relentlessly following his childhood team throughout the season. Several things have now changed - for a start the author has returned to England after a long absence and the his country is not what it was like 20-odd years ago. Bromley are now also a much better side and they are playing in a higher division (although the [...]

    2. Nice enough read, but I wonder how much the author received for mentioning the league sponsor's name a million times on this 300 or so pages. This aspect I found to be rather annoying, especially since I was under the impression that this is an anti-establishment football book.

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