Saigon Raiders Club
29 October, 2020

Ew the French

Odin blessed his Vikings with a generous shower before the kick-off of match day 5.   Ew the French….  It also marked the return of coach-player-striker-keeper Jonas and as such, could be seen in the trembling hands of today’s referees.  The Malay Ray was ready for today’s mêlée, and was lined up on the left wing. He never […]

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24 October, 2020

The Pursuit of Happiness

‘Twas a beautiful crisp, sunny, Saturday afternoon. Moral was high (whoooooo), Jimmy had turned 40, Vinny, Pat and Sven were back in the squad and from memory everyone had a big bright smile on their face… right? Captain Clem led the warm up (not before we had bullied some pre-pubescent wannabes off of “OUR” field) […]

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23 October, 2020

Xin Lỗi Mea Culpa

This week: yet another interesting fixture for us Vikings, the disciplined but definitely beatable Japan FC. ARE YOU READY TO EAT SOME SUSHI? More Vikings are coming back from injuries, getting fit and ready to do battle in the starting eleven, however this gives the two coaches, Nick and Jonas, weekly headaches (and scheißerei for […]

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19 October, 2020

The S@!nts? ……. Who cares!

More of the same? You might think that when looking at the result of Vikings 2 – Saints 4. You’d be right. However, you’d be wrong too. The score was more of the same, as were the sloppy goals conceded and the lack of communication. Nonetheless, there was much to be optimistic about in a […]

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19 October, 2020

Der Klassiker #2

SIFL League Game It was Match day #2 in the SIFL league and it was going to be another showdown, another in house derby, another Classico between the Raiders and the Vikings.  Coach Jonas ordered all Vikings to be at the pitch again the usual 3 hours before and everyone was going to have a […]

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27 September, 2020

The Bog of Binh Duong

As if we were being spat on by a thousand Covid patients, we scrambled inside. Clambering to quell the onslaught, the bar staff employed their most effective wind shield. The grating was a truly impressive marvel of engineering, designed to protect patrons from the unpredictable tropic surges of Vietnam. We weren’t to know it then […]

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