As my football watching for 2018 is over, it’s time for the traditional statistical analysis of my football watching during the year just gone.
Matches : 49
Goals : 133
Red Cards : 7
Missed Penalties : 2
Hat-Tricks : 2
Jimmy Callacher (Linfield v Newry City)
Andrew Waterworth (Linfield v Cliftonville)
Teams Seen : 30
Albion Rovers (1st time), Ards, Austria, Ballinamallard United, Ballymena United, Bosnia-Herzegovina (1st time), BSC Young Boys (1st time), Carrick Rangers, Cliftonville, Coleraine, Crusaders, Drogheda United, Dundela, Dungannon Swifts, Edinburgh City, Glenavon, Glentoran, Institute, Knockbreda (1st time), Linfield, Manchester United, Milwall, Newry City, Northern Ireland, PSNI, Rochdale (1st time), Shelbourne, South Korea (1st time), Warrenpoint Town, Watford (1st time)
Stadiums Visited : 18
Ainslie Park, Ballymena Showgrounds, Breda Park (1st time), Clandeboye Park, Coleraine Showgrounds, Milltown, Mourneview Park, Newforge, Old Trafford, Seaview, Solitude, Taylor’s Avenue, The Brandywell (1st time), The New Den (1st time), The Oval, Tolka Park, Wilgar Park, Windsor Park
Competitions : 8
European Cup, FA Cup (1st time), FA Premier League, Irish Cup, Irish League, League Of Ireland First Division (1st time), Scottish Challenge Cup, UEFA Nations League (1st time)
A cat running onto the pitch during the match between Warrenpoint Town and Linfield in September.