August 27th, 2011
Okres Prostějov - III Třída )9th level)
Haná Prostějov B 4 Zdětín B 0 (in Smržice)
Finally, a new ground. It has been a long time, but things have come up recently and I haven't had as much time to travel around Moravia. On the weekend, I made the short trip to Smržice to watch Haná Prostějov B play Zdětín B. The village is only located 4km from Prostějov, but the lack of weekend buses meant that I had to take a train to nearby Čelechovice na Hané. The walk only took about 10 minutes to the football pitch, so it wasn't a big problem.
The match was originally scheduled for Prostějov, but scheduling conflicts for the pitch meant that the match had to be moved. This occurred because of the late addition of FK Pro$tějov into Divize E (4th level).
Walking up to the ground, I was surprised to see that the grass was in such great condition. However, upon closer inspection, the grass was nice, but it was not level. Little slopes were on the pitch, which made it not a level playing surface. Hardly ideal for any level of football. The facilities were basic, as should be expected for this level of football. About 20 benches lined the pitch, with a pub located 50m from it, for less than perfect viewing.
Since the match was moved to a small village, and not really publicized in the local papers, a smaller than normal crowd showed up. Most people there were friends or families of the players. The play wasn't anything spectacular, however Haná were deserving of the three points