Asks John via the interweb mail:
Where in Albany do people gather for pick up football/soccer? It must exist. I can't find anywhere, even the interweb has no clues. Outdoor mind you, free of charge, jumpers for goalposts etc...
We poked around a bit and found this relatively new Meetup group in Saratoga. The description sounds like it might be promising:
Whether you call it football, fútbol, futebol, futboll or soccer, this group is for you. All we ask is for fair-play, good spirits and for you to play your heart out.
We'll be playing at Gavin Park as soon as the field isn't too soggy. Pick up games were already happening on Mondays and Wednesdays so we'll try to match up with those and hopefully we can add a weekend game too.
We know there are a few people in the AOA crowd who are fans of the beautiful game. Anyone have ideas for John?
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