Tuesday, 18 December 2018

NETHERLANDS: WSC (1948-2002) / wvv WSC (2002-)

Sportpark Eikendonk, Waalwijk (wvv WSC = Waalwijkse Sportclub)

Netherlands, province: North Brabant

18 XII 2018 / wvv WSC - vv Zundert 2-0 / Sunday League 2E (= NL level 7)

Note: WSC, who bore the name Waalwijk Vooruit in the first fifteen years of their existence (1906-1921), have played at their current ground from 1948 onwards. In 2002, the club adopted the frankly rather superfluous epithet WVV = Waalwijkse Voetbalvereniging.














All photos: (c) W.B. Tukker / www.extremefootballtourism.blogspot.com. Publication of any of these images only after permission of author

FRANCE: Valenciennes FC (2011-)

Stade du Hainaut, Valenciennes = Valencijn (Valenciennes FC)

France, department: Nord 

17 XII 2018 / VAFC - FC Metz 0-2 / Ligue 2 (= FRA level 2)

Note 1: from 1929 until the Stade du Hainaut was inaugurated in July 2011, Valenciennes FC played their home games at the Stade Nungesser, only a stone's throw away from the modern stadium. 

Note 2: highlight of the match I attended at the Stade du Hainaut in December 2018 can be found by clicking this YouTube link.




















All photos: (c) W.B. Tukker / www.extremefootballtourism.blogspot.com. Publication of any of these images only after permission of author

FRANCE: Valenciennes FC (1929-2011)

Stade Nungesser, Valenciennes = Valencijn (Valenciennes FC)

France, department: Nord

8 VIII 2009 / VAFC - AS Nancy Lorraine 1-3 / Ligue 1 (= FRA level 1)

Note 1: Valenciennes FC, founded in 1913, played in the Stade Nungesser (named after World War I ace pilot and adventurer Charles Nungesser) between 1929 and 2011. In July 2011, their new Stade du Hainaut, a mere stone's throw away from Nungesser, was inaugurated. Stade Nungesser was demolished in the early months of 2012.

Note 2: highlights of the match I attended at Stade Nungesser in August 2009 can be found by clicking this YouTube link.











All photos: (c) W.B. Tukker / www.extremefootballtourism.blogspot.com. Publication of any of these images only after permission of author

Sunday, 16 December 2018

BELGIUM: FC Sint-Jozef SK

Kievitsheide, Rijkevorsel Sint-Jozef (FC Sint-Jozef SK)

Belgium, province: Antwerp

16 XII 2018 / FC Sint-Jozef SK - Gooreind VV 5-1 / Antwerp, Provincial League 4A (= BE level 9)

Note: FC Sint-Jozef SK, founded in 1924, have played at their current ground since the early 1950s.




















All photos: (c) W.B. Tukker / www.extremefootballtourism.blogspot.com. Publication of any of these images only after permission of author