Wednesday, 15 May 2013

The beautiful game lives on in Ultima Thule

 I'm very much an ex football fan, jaded and disillusioned by the ridiculous grandiloquence of the professional game.

However, in remotest Ultima Thule, it seems there is a true venue for the beautiful game.

This is the home ground of IB Vestmannaeyja, a football team based on the island of Heimaey off the south coast of Iceland. Photograph from


  1. Tis a cunning plan by the home team...

    How could anyone play there and NOT be awestruck/distracted.

    1. I think you are right. Also gives a new meaning to 'clear the ball into row Z'.


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