Monthly Archives: February 2014

Chester Tuesday League – Elite FC 7 V Thistle FC 9

A ‘tired and emotional’ Elite took on Thistle FC at Goals Chester last Tuesday, to disappointing results. The game got off to a great start, with Dave Madeley opening the scoring, finding the net with a well-crafted spin and volley. Elite were awarded a penalty for obstruction by a Thistle player but unfortunately Alex Gilfoyle […]

The View from the A J Bell Stadium – Sale Sharks 10 Saracens 15

Firstly a disclaimer – apologies to any regular readers of my blog who have no interest in rugby, because that, and a Premiership rugby union match in particular, is the subject of this post – If you really don’t care about the scrums or the score – look away now! I have never been to […]

The View from the Swansway Stadium – Chester FC 2 Halifax 1

Living in Chester means I haven’t been able to get to many Boro games this season and, as such, have not got my fix of live football for months. So when I was given the opportunity to attend the Chester FC v Halifax FC game, with one of my client’s mbna, I jumped at the […]

Chester Tuesday League – Elite FC 8 Phang FC 5

Elite once again came out on top – despite a disastrous start – as they took on long-time rivals Phang at Goals in Chester this evening. A colossal cock-up from Chris Podolchuk in Elite’s goal saw the home side go one nil down inside the first minute. And when Phang made it two a matter […]

Elite FC 10 Phoenix Unathletic FC 5 – 4/2/141

Elite put the frustrations of last week’s defeat behind them and regained their form with a 10-5 win over Phoenix Unathletic when the two sides met at Goals Chester last Tuesday. The home side got off to the best possible start when Alex Gilfoyle found the net after just 20 seconds. The goal galvanised PU […]


A bad-tempered rain-soaked game resulted in a dubious defeat and eventually a replay, when Elite took on Mirror, Signal, Malouda (the in-house team) at Goals Chester. Elite set the pace, forcing a save from the MSM keeper in the opening exchanges, before Alex Gilfoyle got the ball rolling, breaking the deadlock after just four minutes. […]