Jonny Pennington

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S.L. Benfica vs United, October 2017

Lisbon Voyage.<p>As reigning Portuguese champions, Benfica were an ideal pick from the top seeds in the group draw back in August. One of two teams in …

Real Madrid vs United, August 2017

2017 UEFA Super Cup.<p>It’s probably fair to say that one of the least anticipated games of the season is one that usually comes first – not all, or …

Eastern Europe

AFC Ajax vs United, May 2017

2016/17 Europa League Final.<p>So we made it. It was a tense final 10 minutes in the semi final 2nd leg against Celta Vigo with all kinds of drama, but …

Celta Vigo vs United, May 2017

My time in Vigo was sandwiched between Madrid and a detour an hour north to the capital of the Galicia region, <i>Santiago de Compostela</i>. This is the …

Celta Vigo

AS Saint-Etienne vs United, February 2017

When in Rhône.<p>The knockout stages are what cup competitions are all about. The intensity of each tie really steps up as only the best teams remain, …

France

RSC Anderlecht vs United, April 2017

Tussle in Brussels.<p>The Europa League has provided a real mixed bag of trips for United this season, with the competition’s practice of squeezing in …

European Football

Club Brugge vs United, August 2015

In Bruges: Tripping Around.<p>Every Euro away trip has it’s own unique story, usually one small incident that defines the trip or makes it memorable. …

European Travel

VfL Wolfsburg vs United, December 2015

That’s all Volks.<p>Within the mix of trips to places of cultural interest, European football also throws up some more industrial locations, none more …

European Travel

CSKA Moscow vs United, October 2015

From Russia, With Luck.<p>After events in Bruges meant I had to skip United’s first 2015 group game in Eindhoven I was determined to attend the next …

Eastern Europe

FC Midtjylland vs United, February 2016

Den’marked Up.<p>After the misery of being knocked out of the Champions League group stages for the second time in 4 seasons, there were few positives …

Sea Level

Shanghai Preseason Tour, Summer 2016

Only Come To See United.<p>After maybe 3 months of planning from first conceiving the thought of travelling to China, my trip to see United’s preseason …

Luke Shaw

Beijing Preseason Tour, Summer 2016

Beijing All The Way.<p>Following 4 nights in Shanghai and a first taste of Chinese culture, the next stop in my trip was Beijing for United’s game vs …

Summer Olympics

Feyenoord vs United, September 2016

Rotterdam, or anywhere.<p>With the 2015/16 season ending in a disappointing 5th placed finish alongside an overdue cup final win, it meant United were …

European Travel

FC Zorya Luhansk vs United, December 2016

United win away in Europe(!)<p>Across a season of European football I usually get to all but one of United’s games on the continent. Whilst I’d love to …

Sea Level