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fans in seats facing pitch at Racecourse Ground at Wrexham AFC

What “Welcome to Wrexham” Tells Us — Or Should, Anyway — About Football

February 8, 2023

(Photo above by Markbarnes, CC BY-SA 3.0,, via Wikimedia Commons Since I own a football-related company, and since I have been to more than 200 games all over the UK and Europe, many Americans have asked me what I think about the show “Welcome to Wrexham.” Or they have simply expressed their admiration for…

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How to Buy Wrexham Tickets

February 8, 2023

Now that the whole word, or at least millions of non-British television viewers, have discovered Wrexham AFC, many of them are determined to see a game there. So, how do you buy Wrexham tickets? The short answer is, because of all the attention now on the club, it's very difficult. Unless you go down an…

We Are Now Selling Burnley Tickets!

January 30, 2023

We are happy to announce that one of our ticket agency partners is now an official reseller for Burnley FC, which means we can offer Burnley tickets for all their home games. Burnley are one of the ultimate examples of a traditional club playing in an old-fashioned football ground in a town that has supported…

nottingham forest fans holding up their red scarves and singing at City Ground

Back to the Beginning at City Ground

January 26, 2023

I don't remember the first time I ever kicked a soccer ball, or watched a game, or walked into a stadium. But I do remember the first fact that made me fall in love with the game -- the first shaft of light, if you will, that shone on me from another world, which I…

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We are now selling Leicester City tickets!

December 15, 2022

This week we got exciting news at Groundhopper Guides: One of the brokers we work with are now official resellers with Leicester City, which means we can now offer Leicester City tickets and hospitality! Leicester City tickets have always been hard to come by, which is a shame for us groundhoppers because it's a terrific…

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Back in the Championship: 2022 Game Day at Sunderland

October 4, 2022

Sunderland are back in the Championship for the 2022-23 season, and I hadn't been there in ages, so a visit to the Stadium of Light was a proper kickoff for my latest groundhopping adventure. I hope to see dozens of games on this trip, including ticking off the last of "the 92" in the English…

Two Spurs fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Reader Report: Amber’s Dream Trip to Tottenham Hotspur

July 27, 2022

For people like Amber, Groundhopper Guides offers a simple proposition. She wanted to see a game at Tottenham Hotspur, and we sell Spurs tickets and hospitality. But it's more than that. We also explain the logistics, like how to get to the stadium and which pubs to hit before and after the game. We tell…

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Groundhopper Guides Map of the 2022-23 English Football Clubs

July 27, 2022

Here is Groundhopper Guides' Google map of English soccer clubs, updated for the 2022-23 season. The map includes the top six tiers of the pyramid of leagues, from the Premier League down to the National League North and South. Here is a review of the English football promotions and relegations after the 2021-22 season. We…

Manchester United fan standing in the Stretford End at Old Trafford

Reader Report: Andrew at Man United

July 27, 2022

Groundhopper Soccer Guides exists entirely to help people not just go see soccer games in person, but navigate all the vagaries of buying tickets, making plans, getting to the stadium, and having the smoothest experience possible. Andrew, a Man United fan whom we helped get to Old Trafford, shares his experience. (Note: While we do…

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Reader Report: West Ham Europa League Semifinal and … Sheppey?

July 27, 2022

This is our favorite kind of Reader Report, in which people genuinely surprise us with where they wind up going to a game. Terry went groundhopping to West Ham United's Europa League semifinal at London Stadium and to Sheppey United's league title game in Kent. A Reader Report is simply when readers of our blog…

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