Fear not, dear reader. You’re quite right to be asking the question and you’re not alone. I reckon at least 90% of the visitors to this site will have seen the blog’s title and asked the same. “You said what now?”
It’s certainly a mouthful, but I’m fairly certain that Gedling Miners Welfare FC has to be right up there with the best names for a football club we’ve encountered. It’s wonderfully quaint and gave me rose-tinted glasses on my brief visit to their ground.
Their home is something that on another day I could have hated. It’s brilliantly new – absolutely spotless. But there’s still a bit of character about the place. Tea huts and toilets in Portakabins? That’ll do for me.
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