Seacoast United’s "Taste of English Football" trip took in two matches over the weekend. The group split into two on Saturday, with one attending the Arsenal v. Sunderland game at Emirates Stadium in front of 60,000 fans, where Arsenal came out on top 2-0. The others travelled by tube to West Ham’s Upton Park, and saw the Hammers enjoy a 3-0 victory over Hull City. On Sunday, all 27 in the party saw Fulham come from behind with two superb strikes from Damian Duff and Bobby Zamora, the latter in the 90th minute. Fulham ran out winners in a 2-1 victory at home over Birmingham City.
The group is enjoying a free day of sightseeing in London today before heading to Oxford on Tuesday for what should be a great day. Everyone will be treated to a tour of Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, followed by lunch at the Marlborough Pub in beautiful Woodstock. Later that afternoon, the Seacoast group will enjoy the sights of Oxford including an open-top bus tour of the historic University town. The 3rd and final game will take place that night at Oxford Stadium where the "U’s", currently top of the Conference Blue Square Premier, go up against 5th place AFC Wimbledon in a huge game.
After returning to London that night, the group will have one final morning in London to tour England’s capital city before departing from Heathrow later that afternoon.