Below you find some of my further activities. Beware it's only some. Not all.
Furthermore, I enjoy writing the occasional piece for Austrian football magazine ballesterer fm - Magazin zur offensiven Erweiterung des Fußballhorizonts.
AFC Sunderland vs. QPR (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #100, March 2015
Derby County vs. QPR (Groundhopping), ballester fm #94, September 2014
Preußen Münster vs. Karlsruher SC (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #82, June/July 2013
Southend United vs. Leyton Orient (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #81, May 2013
1000 und ein Spiel (Fansektor), ballesterer fm #80, April 2013
Fulham FC vs. Westham United FC (Groundhoping), ballesterer fm #80, April 2013
AFC Wimbledon vs. Macclesfield Town (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #69, February 2012
Kleinkrieg im Kleingarten (Spielfeld), ballesterer fm #67, November 2011
Verliebt in eine Liga (Rezensionen), ballesterer fm #64, August 2011
FK Jelgava vs. FK Ventspils (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #63, July 2011
Borussia Dortmund vs. Schalke 04 (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #60, March 2011
Harmonie in der Vorstadt (Web-Artikel), ballesterer fm #60, March 2011
FC 04 Ingolstadt vs. KarlsruherSC (Groundhopping), ballesterer fm #57, November 2010
Glory glory Hallelujah (Spielfeld), ballesterer fm #57, November 2010
Fußballpoesie ohne Klischees (Rezensionen), ballesterer fm #56, October 2010
Brüsseler Traumabewältigung (Fansektor) - Ballesterer fm #55, September 2010
FC Brussels Molenbeek vs. RAEC Mons (Groundhopping) - Ballesterer fm #52, April 2010
Oasen des 12. Mannes (Fansektor) - Ballesterer fm #51, April 2010
Im Wildpark (Rezensionen) - Ballesterer fm #51, April 2010
We're shit and we know we are (Fansektor) - Ballesterer fm # 50, March 2010
CF OS Belenenses vs. Gil Vicente FC (Groundhopping) - Ballesterer fm # 48, December 2009
20 Jahre Mauerfall (Nachspielzeit) - Ballesterer fm # 47, November 2009
FC Kobnhavn vs. Brondby IF (Groundhopping) - Ballesterer fm # 46, October 2009
Tschö Tivoli (Lost Ground) - Ballesterer fm #43, July 2009 (together with Etl, S.)
Well, it would not be correct to describe myself as a fully fledged groundhopper. But after all the years I still try to visit another stadium, another ground, another game of football. In other words: do some groundhopping. In my humble opinion this is still one of the best ways to become better acquainted to a country and its people. Check out the grounds on foreign soil where I have watched a full game. Because you know only these grounds count in groundhopping.
Kurt's international groundhopping on larger map
Stadium of Light, February 2015
Wembley Stadium, June 2014.
Giuseppe Meazza Stadio, Inter, January 2014.
Preußenstadion, Preußen Münster, April 2013.
Wacker-Arena, Wacker Burghausen, March 2013.
Roots Hall, Southend United FC, February 2013.
Craven Cottage, Fulham FC, January 2013.
Generali Arena, SpVgg Unterhaching, April 2012.
Cherry Red Records Stadium, AFC Wimbledon, January 2012.
Zemgales Olimpiska Centra Stadions, Jelgava, June 2011.
Signal-Iduna-Park, Borussia Dortmund, Dortmund, February 2011.
Kenilworth Road, Luton Town FC, Luton, January 2011.
Ansan Wa~ Stadium, Ansan Hallellujah FC, Ansan, October 2010.
Audi-Sportpark, SV 04 Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, October 2010.
Stade Edmond Machtens, FC Brussels, Brussels, March 2010.
City Ground, Nottingham Forest, Nottingham, January 2010.
Esprit Arena, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, October 2009.
Estadio do Restelo, CF OS Belenenses, Lisbon, October 2009.
Parken, FC Kobnhavn, Copenhagen, August 2009.
(Old) Tivoli, Alemannia Aachen, Aachen, May 2009.
Update as of December 2011: Sold my Vespa as it did not do any longer what it was expected to do. Unsolvable problems of dying off without any warning significantly harm the fun. Now thinking of alternatives ... a season ticket for public transport?
In summertime we play outdoors near the banks of the Danube, in wintertime it's 3-a-side indoor soccer at some primary school in the third district of Vienna. What shirts I am wearing? Well, it's either a green VfL Wolfsburg shirt (from the times when a guy named Wolfgang Wolf was coaching Wolfsburg), the green and white hoops shirt from QPR (addressing the strong Irish support for the West Londoners), or the blue and white hooped shirt from QPR (from the 2006/07 season).