Tuesday, 11 December 2018

BELGIUM: KRC Gavere (1941-2001) / KFC Gavere-Asper (2001-)

Sportdreef, Gavere (KFC Gavere-Asper, formerly K Racing Club Gavere)

Belgium, province: East-Flanders

9 XII 2018 / KFC Gavere-Asper - KSV Maarkedal 2-0 / East-Flanders, Provincial League 3C (= BE level 8)

Note 1: In 2001, RC Gavere, founded in 1941, merged with Sparta Asper, forming KFC Gavere-Asper. Since, first team football has been played at Gavere's ground. 

Note 2: picture 1 dates back to a non-matchday visit, September 2018.

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

Monday, 10 December 2018

BELGIUM: SK Sint-Pieters Merelbeke (1966-1991) / SK Merelbeke (1991-) / FC Rangers Merelbeke (2017-)

Zwijnaardsesteenweg, Merelbeke (SK Merelbeke & FC Rangers Merelbeke, formerly SK Sint-Pieters Merelbeke)

Belgium, province: East-Flanders

8 XII 2018 / FC Rangers Merelbeke - SK Wichelen 0-1 / East-Flanders, Provincial League 4D (= BE level 9)

Note: SK Sint-Pieters Merelbeke, founded in 1956 as FC Sint-Pieters Gent, were renamed SK Sint-Pieters Merelbeke in 1966 and SK Merelbeke in 1991. From 2017 onwards, FC Rangers Merelbeke, a club originally named FC Afro-Belge and hailing from Ghent, have been groundsharing with SK Merelbeke at the Zwijnaardsesteenweg ground.

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

Thursday, 6 December 2018

FRANCE: Stade de Reims

Stade Auguste Delaune, Rheims = Riemen = Reims (Stade de Reims)

France, department: Marne

5 XII 2018 / Stade Reims - Toulouse FC 0-1 / Ligue 1 (= FRA level 1)

Note 1: Stade de Reims, founded in 1931, have played at their current ground from 1935 onwards. Until 1945, it was known as the Stade Municipal; at war's end, the ground was renamed after Auguste Delaune, a local resistance fighter who had been tortured and murdered by the Germans. In 2004-2008, the original stadium was replaced by a completely new construction on the same site.

Note 2: highlights of the match I attended can be found by clicking this link.

Note 3: picture 1 dates back to a non-matchday visit in August 2011.

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