A Belated Pilgrimage: Visiting Old Trafford to Experience Premier League Football

Spherical Manor

At the beginning of March 2017, @SphericalManor made the lengthy journey to Old Trafford to watch what was his first-ever live Premier League match. An avid football fan for over twenty years who these days mostly witnesses the game in the flesh when he visits his local non-league side on a whim, his relationship with Salford’s finest is not as straightforward as his inner child would like it to be. A barrage of excuses and anecdotes regarding his sympathies can be found here, but below is an account of his experience as a long-distance traveller taking in Manchester United vs AFC Bournemouth.

A Belated Pilgrimage:

Visiting Old Trafford to Experience Premier League Football

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Aloof Allegiances

Stop grumbling, there are people in Africa who would kill for this. Plenty in Asia too for that matter, not to mention virtually every other corner of the globe.

But here I am, a man in his late-twenties who has followed the club…

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