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Is Living in Taipei City All It’s Cracked Up to be?

10-10-2017

I lived in Taipei for 7 years.  Is it all it’s cracked up to be? Yep the first couple of years were enjoyable…that’s granted but suddenly and slowly I started to realise think is it…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Parking

11-02-2017

Parking in Taiwan can be a thing of amazing wonderment and idiocy which I’ve never had the joy or the pleasure of witnessing up close and personal anywhere else in the world. The beautiful king…

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Kick Abouts Back on 5th January

24-12-2016

We will have kick abouts back again in the new year, thanks to the help of a Magpies team member.  Everyone is welcome to come but must follow our conditions to let us know if…

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MagArmy Scooter Trips

21-12-2016

So some of the guys in the team have been doing massive scooter trips on the weekends.  Either staying all weekend and camping, or just blasting there and back in the same day.  They have…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Work Banquets

01-10-2016

Many moons ago while working at my first job in Taiwan at Joy English I got to learn all about the politics of the work banquet.  There was one banquet in particular that stands out…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Buxiban Nonsense Part 1

24-09-2016

This is one of many stories I have to tell of the nonsense that goes on inside Taiwan's many buxibans.  In my previous job for the biggest buxiban chain on the island (if you live…

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Kick Abouts Are Back

21-09-2016

We have kick abouts back again tomorrow (22-09-2016), after a 2 week break.  The kick abouts take place at Fujen Catholic University, which is easily accessible via the MRT.  Kick about starts at 7:45 prompt,…

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Magpies Paintballing

21-09-2016

We will have a team day out at the paintballing in Neihu this weekend (25-09-2016).  The last time we went it was fun, but would of been better with more people joining us.We are meeting…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - The T.V Harassers

13-09-2016

Earlier this year I kept getting loads of random messages on Facebook from people I didn't know or wasn't friends with.  All of the messages were all in Chinese so I popped them into Google…

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Sumo and Darts Night

06-09-2016

This coming Thursday 8th September, we will have a Sumo and Darts night instead of kick about.  This is due to the kick about pitch being unavailble.  Mark Buckton will run an hour sumo session.…

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Magpies Night Out

22-08-2016

We will have a team night out, and any friends, ex players or people in general interested in going out please check out this event.  Magpies night out. Please check this group

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - The Weirdest Door Knocker...EVER!

08-08-2016

This is one weird story which took place, back in my first year of working at Hess.  I often found it difficult to complete work in the office as there were too many kids making…

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Stories From a Foreign Perspective - Life as a Hairy Man in Taiwan

01-08-2016

Are you a hairy man living or working in Taiwan. If you are, you may have come across the same wonderous fascination as I have.  If your not you might just want to know how…

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Next Weeks Kick About Cancelled (13th July)

09-07-2016

Next weeks kick about at Fujen University is cancelled.  This is because the school are using the pitch for an international children's competition.  So we have been informed it is closed to the kick abouts.We…

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First Kick About at Fujen a Success

03-07-2016

We started a new chapter in our clubs history last week, as we took up an offer from Royal Blues to share Fujen Pitch for our trainings/kick abouts.  The first one was last Thursday and…

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Magpies Kick Abouts Are Back!!!

26-06-2016

Exciting news everyone!!!  We finally have mid week kick abouts back.  These will take place at Fujen University on Thursday nights.  The kick about will start at 7:45 and finish at 9:45.  Please be 15…

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Guest Writers Wanted

09-05-2016

We are currently looking for anyone interested in being a guest writer.  If you have any interest in writing about Taiwan; food, travel, any kind of general information thats awkward or difficult to find. Or…

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Magpies Fantasy Premier League Coming to a Conclusion

03-05-2016

The Magpies Fantasy Premier league is coming to conclusion in dramatic fashion just as the actual premier league did. Lewis and his team Gimme My Mane have been in top spot all season, but Mark's Sporting…

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Magpies at the Baseball

03-05-2016

As a football club we are again organising more social events and activities for our players, friends and colleagues to get involved in.The latest one of these events was a trip to the baseball match…

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Magpies Are Off to Watch the Baseball

07-04-2016

We will go to watch the baseball in Xinchuang on 30th April.  We are meeting outside of Xinchuang MRT Station exit 1 at 4:30pm.  Brother Elephants will play Uni Lions.Any Magpies players, ex Magpies, friends…

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Magpies Out in Support of Taiwan

13-03-2016

The MagArmy was out in support of Taiwan last night as they defeated Guam 3-2 in one of the most exciting games we have seen recently involving Taiwan.Before the game we had a meet up…

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Magpies Curry Night is Back

07-02-2016

As a lot of you already know we will play in the Taiwan Island Tournament that is eventually taking place in Taipei.  Saturday 20th February after the first day of the tournament we will go…

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Another International Friendly

14-10-2015

We have just managed to arrange another international friendly with a team from Hong Kong. This time we will be taking on Hong Kong Nite Spartans.As well as the Nite Spartans, Jhubei will also take…

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Magpies BBQ

03-10-2015

This Sunday after our match vs Inter Taipei, we will all dash to one of our players buildings and up to the roof like it's the return of the Blitzkrieg to get the BBQ started…

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International Friendly

16-08-2015

We will play our first international friendly on the 29th August at Fujen University.  We were contacted by a team from Hong Kong called Hong Kong Scottish.  They will be coming to Taipei for the…

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Magpies Mid Season Party.

02-07-2015

We will have our midseason party on the 11th July.  Anyone who would like to join us please get in touch.  The party will take place at OnTap in Taipei City and start at 8pm.There…

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Watch Champions League Final with the Magpies

28-05-2015

This year for the Champions League final we have decided we will watch the game in On Tap.  If you don't know where On Tap is, its very easy to find and close to Zhongxiao…

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Kick Abouts are Back!

20-03-2015

We here at Taipei Magpies have been working hard to bring back kick abouts.  Anyone involved with football in Taipei, or Taiwan will know how difficult it is at the moment to find places to…

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Worldwide #MagArmy

19-03-2015

This image shows all of the nationalities that have proudly worn the magpies shirt.  We accept everyone to join the #MagArmy, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity and nationality.

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Player of the Season - Javi

18-03-2015

Well done to Javi for winning our player of the season.  He has fully deserved it.  He deserves it, not only for his goals but also for his work rate every game.  When he first…

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Magpies End of Season Party

17-03-2015

So our end of season party was a good one.  We had a lot of trouble in organising it, but everything worked out in the end.  We had a good night in the BBQ, then…

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#MagArmy End of Season Party Finalised

16-03-2015

We have had a major issue about where and when to have our party this season and what to do for it because of the lack of a sponsor we don't have any bar to…

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The #MagArmy Takes Another Small Step in Expanding this Sunday

15-03-2015

This Sunday sees us play two games on the same day for only the second time in our short history as a club. This is a great achievement and it is a part of our…

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Magpies CPL End of Season Party Coming Soon

14-03-2015

We are in the process of organising our end of season party.  When this is finalised we will let all members of our club know.  This will include CPL players, and T2 players.  Remember guys…

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Magpies Pizza Night

13-03-2015

Last weekend we had a pizza night, at Amore Pizza in the heart and centre of Taipei City.  Not many of us actually showed up which was a bad thing we thought until the bloke…

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Magpies win v6 Pub Games Again!

12-03-2015

We want to say congratulations to all of our players who went to the V6 racing night last friday for the end of season V6 party. They managed to win the whole thing and again…

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Magpies Beach Days

11-03-2015

Since the summer came, some of us have been spending a lot of time at the beach in Yilan together on the weekends. These have been great days, topped off by Bones making Turkish kebabs…

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Danny's Send off

10-03-2015

Danny headed back to England today for two months, so we all went out for food and drinks with him before he left.  We all headed down to Revolver and then to the ReChao next…

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Magpies Social Club

10-03-2015

At the Magpies we also enjoy doing a lot of social events together.  This helps us have a good team spirit and also allows people who are not interested in playing with us, but would…

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