A red abroad part 3

This is the third leg of Matt’s European excursion in search of ‘cans’. Part two can be found here -


The brand new Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille, completed in 2012, is a typical modern football/event arena, situated on the edge of town next to the motorway and a retail park. This, combined with higher ticket prices and our positive experiences at Valenciennes and Lens before Christmas, explains why it took our little international brigade until January 12th to go and see high-flying LOSC at home to Reims in Ligue 1. Continue reading