Tag Archives: Football

Wandering to Japan

Alright, I need to be upfront. My next favourite football team after those ageing Socceroos is the Western Sydney Wanderers. And they will be playing in Japan early in 2014. Don’t be alarmed, but be ready for a light sprinkling … Continue reading

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I thought Honda and Endo were the stars?

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Well, another football game against Japan is over. The centre of another trip. The excuse for drawing 3 others into our traveling party this time. Joining with the Green and Gold Army. Joining the 62,000 singing and screaming Blue Samurai … Continue reading

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Warming up

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Well the game is over, with Australia getting a well deserved draw after an exciting 0 – 0 draw against Japan on Tuesday 11th June. The warm up for the game started at the Hobgoblin pub in Roppongi, chosen I … Continue reading

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Saitama, here we come!

With only 2 weeks to the crucial World Cup Qualifer against Japan, over 1,000 Australian football fans like me are packing their bags to support our team in Saitama. Getting to the ground is easy via the Namboku Subway Line. … Continue reading

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The middle aged man challenge: how would you spend 3 days in Tokyo?

The balding and grey haired group for the June has grown to 5, with 3 guys on their first trip. Not yet at the dizzying 2009 heights of 11. Blame the GFC. These poor souls are vesting the enjoyment of … Continue reading

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Evolving travel experience

I have just completed 10 weeks of  Japanese language lessons. Even though the course was at ‘starter’ level (simpler than Introductory!) I have to say I struggled to retain too much. And the final assessment conversation? Well, lets just say … Continue reading

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The Mariners never looked like winning – but who cared?

Tuesday 15th May, 2012 So, the game that drew us to Japan (again) has come and gone and only now am I getting around to indexing the hundreds of photos, and compiling the videos I did not know I had … Continue reading

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