Archive for August of 2005

August 27, 2005
St. Pauli 3:1

I didn't even know that St. Pauli was playing last night, until the email newsletter arrived and I realized that the game would start in two hours. So I called up Marcus, who was going with his friends Tim & Paddy, we met up in front of the stadium and ended up getting front-row seats near the midfield line. They were playing Rot-Weiss Oberhausen, and since Marcus apparently has relatives there or once lived there or something like that (I didn't quite get the story), he claimed to be suffering from conflicted loyalties.

St. Pauli scored the first goal after two minutes! And the last one was an in-your-face goal in extra time after the other side had a defensive breakdown. 3:1 for the good guys! Marcus seemed to take it all right.

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