I just think if your going that far you might as well go the full distance to all of them. I never thought as distance to be a problem. Back in the day when I would not miss games, I thought nothing of going to Boston on a Wednesday night, leaving to get enough time for a few hours in the Lincolnshire pubs, or up to Macclesfield on a Monday night. Saturdays the further the better. But I always went everywhere by train if possible. The bigger the social group the better. Cards, banter, other clubs fans.
If you will travel 80 miles why not travel 200 miles! This country is small really. Travel is dead easy in this era. If you can afford to go to The midlands then the North West is really not much... more
but it leaves too early which is why my mates and I never use it anymore. It often gets there two hours before kick-off which is fine if you don't mind making a day of it but no good if you want to... more
I know and its a fair point M3G,Sun May 20 19:48
--to (metaphorically) hold your hand whilst going to away matches, Mr Tase ? I fully realise it is better to go/be with friends on matchdays, but if they are not around, it does not stop me going.... more
Some people have other responsibilities and can't take a whole day out. My maximum is a two hour drive away. Leave at midday and home by about seven. Any longer than that and I'd be in the divorce... more