Home | News |

Reds’ Away Days up North – Craig Bratt.

Regular CTSA traveler, Craig Bratt gives us the lowdown on the trips to Rochdale and Fleetwood. Rochdale On 17th January, Reds took their first ever trip to Spotland, Rochdale. It was a frosty, early start aboard the CTSA coach as it headed up the M23 at 6.30am. With...

Reds’ Away Days up North – Craig Bratt.

Regular CTSA traveler, Craig Bratt gives us the lowdown on the trips to Rochdale and Fleetwood. Rochdale On 17th January, Reds took their first ever trip to Spotland, Rochdale. It was a frosty, early start aboard the CTSA coach as it headed up the M23 at 6.30am. With...

Groundhoppers Give Crawley the “Thumbs Up”

Groundhoppers Give Crawley the ‘Thumbs Up’ On Saturday 10th January, CTSA Member and Crawley Town ST holder, Craig Bratt met up with some of his mates he’d made through Twitter, who enjoy travelling to different grounds and blogging about it.  It coincided with, what...

Are Crawley Town the new Michael Fish? A blog.

Another home game, another postponement. Another set of disappointed away fans, another collection of internet vitriol. Crawley Town seem to have become the footballing equivalent of Michael Fish- unable to predict the weather correctly but still willing to have a go...

Should we be more like AFC Wimbledon? Discuss.

Friday night. 10 PM. The Black Country. A number of slightly sad but rather proud Reds supporters are thinking about what might have been, having watched their team play wealthy Wolverhampton Wanderers off the park in front of 17000 of their own fans, only to lose to...

“What has the CTSA ever done for us…..”- a blog….

"Alright. But apart from the cheap away travel, the discounts at the football club and with local businesses, the many kids in the community getting free football coaching, the golf day, the money raised for good causes, the 50/50 draw, the support for local schools,...

Life at Crawley Town- where we’d love a bit of boredom!

This article was written for- and appears on- the football website We Are Going Up. It can be found at http://www.wearegoingup.co.uk/2013/07/23/crawley-town-where-wed-love-a-little-boredom/ But given the effort I put into writing it, I thought I'd reproduce it here...

Knicker(bocker)s to fan engagement!

Since the new CEO and Marketing Manager arrived, we've heard much from CTFC about fan engagement- and rightly so. The signs are that both Richard and Ryan are quite aware of the need to work with their committed supporters if positive change is to be realised, and...

Fun, fun, fun in the wind, rain and sun……..

The last time I visited Brunton Park I was 14 years old. My home town team, Bishop Auckland, had reached the second round of the FA Cup, and we travelled full of optimism in expectation of a giant killing. At 0-0, with 70 minutes gone, the referee called the game off...

A day of triumph, tragedy, farce and pantomime…..

  Triumph. Tragedy. Farce. Pantomime. Today's trip to Preston had all the ingredients of a Shakespeare play- apart from the codpiece (though I understand that Paul the bell has one of these in his wardrobe for those special occasions). As I sit on CTSA coach 2,...