Madness in Medellín: El Clásico Paisa, with Homefans

Alan, a football fan and world traveller had the fortune of being in Medellin for the El Clásico Paisa. El Clásico Paisa is the name for the rivalry between the teams of Atlético Nacional and Independiente Medellín. They share the Atanasio Girardot stadium, with a capacity of over 40,000. Alan joined a match day experience in Meddling and […]

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A Brit Abroad, at the Belgrade Derby

I have always been sceptical about organised trips, but Homefans and local host, Andrija, couldn’t do enough. Serbia is a deeply complex nation, often understood and still shrouded in a veil of suspicion, both internally and externally. A land that is perhaps suspicious of visitors at first (they very quickly warm up), having a jovial […]

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My experience at the weekend of all derbies with Homefans & Copa90

I first heard about the craziness of Argentina’s football fans from watching COPA90 on YouTube. This led me down a worm hole of countless more videos of these incedible hinchas. Despite not being able to speak a word of Spanish, I was still completely enticed by the passion and noise of the fans, just through [...]
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Becoming ‘Homefans’ again: Our first trip to Rome, post-Pandemic

With the world opening upon again, the social event that all of my friends were looking forward to attending once more was a ‘Homefans trip’! And the first post-Covid game for us would be the Derby Della Capitale, between Roma and Lazio. Why this derby? A friend has attended nearly every derby you can possibly […]

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Five South-American derbies for your bucket-list

South America’s greatest football rivalries are well known across the world. Be it Boca v River, Corinthians meeting Palmeiras, or Argentina’s clashes against Brazil and Uruguay; whole countries are capable of grinding to a halt in order to witness the next chapter of an eternal competition. These intensely fought matches can be found the length […]

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