Wimbledon

Following his historic victory at Queen’s, Murray set his sights on winning (for a second time) what is arguably the biggest tournament in tennis there is.  It was the third time I had been to Wimbledon but it was the first time I had been so early on in the competition and not in Centre…

Queens 

Queens is the annual grass tournament that always comes before Wimbledon and it was the first time I had ever been.  The final was between home favourite and defending champion Andy Murray and Canadian Milos Raonic and it wasn’t just a battle between both players. It was also a battle between their famous coaches Lendl…

Going Home

We just managed to get on our train in time which was an achievement following a chaotic taxi journey. The less said about that the better. We both didn’t know that much about the journey home though as we slept (or passed out) for almost the whole way back. It was a funny way to…

Irish Friends! 

It didn’t take long for us to find a bar and it turned out to be an Irish one which was full of Republic of Ireland fans as they were playing the day after in the Stade de France.  We made a few friends including Kieran, Ronan and Colm and together we had a few…

Notre Dame

Following the disappointing night before on and off the pitch we left Marseille and headed back to Paris where we had lunch in a cafe near Notre Dame.  We then needed to find a bar to watch the football of course! 

Russia Invades! 

Fans from both Russia and England were already fighting days before the game, and throughout our time in Marseille there was violence going on but it really kicked off as soon as the game finished.  The Russian fans were the main culprits as they attacked the England fans behind the goal where they scored their…