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#2 - Berkhamsted FC 2-2 Chesham United

After Berkhamsted’s impressive 5-1 victory over Hemel on Saturday, they took on another local team: Chesham United, managed by former Berkhamsted coach Mark Swales. Although Chesham don't currently compete at the same standard as Hemel, this would still prove to be a tough test for Steve Bateman's relatively new team. 
The game started ferociously and Berkhamsted soon took the lead in the fifth minute after the Chesham goalkeeper misplaced a long kick which new striker Marcus Campbell finished first time into an open net from around thirty-five yards out. Emotions contrasted between each bench as both sides regained their position ready for the restart. Not long after this, a long ball punted forward by the Berkhamsted goalkeeper caused panic within the Chesham defence as they failed to judge the bounce, allowing Campbell to nip in ahead of them and finish a simple chance. Amidst all the mayhem however, the linesman on the far side had already raised his flag for offside again…

#1 - What is this blog going to be about?

I plan to make this blog an intriguing insight as to what I am currently thinking about football and perhaps even some different sporting events. I wanted to do this blog as it's an interesting way to see how football and myself will develop over the coming years and if I'm lucky, will hopefully lead me into the Sports Journalism industry. I thought now would be a good time to begin this blog as the 2018 World Cup in Russia has just ended and the new 18/19 season starts in just under a month, giving me plenty to write about.

The past few weeks have been interesting. The World Cup has produced many talking points: Germany's shock group stage exit, France's second World Cup trophy, and of course, English euphoria and heartbreak. On top of this, Cristiano Ronaldo completed a shock transfer to Juventus, leaving the Champions League for the upcoming season the most difficult to predict in years. Shockwaves weren't sent through the world in just football though, tennis p…