#434 Support Your Team

24th October 2016 in British Vacation
#434 Support Your Team
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GoodKaptainKook 24th Oct 2016, 12:02 AM edit delete reply
GoodKaptainKook
It's always nice to see people who absolutely trash talk their team when they're down and out. You are not ALWAYS going to be on top. There are times when your team is going to perform sluggishly, not have the right people, or something along those lines. And most of the radically fanatical fans can't handle this. In case you couldn't tell, not a fan of those types of fans! :D
Dan 24th Oct 2016, 12:05 AM edit delete reply
Berating and criticizing the team when they are constantly losing?

Yep...that's support.
Shaggy 24th Oct 2016, 12:07 AM edit delete reply
Oh reggie. Your such a Sore sport XD how do you support your team and yell out bad stuff about it? I gusse Reg should support the other team instead. You Betrayer!!!
Jake Elmer 24th Oct 2016, 12:13 AM edit delete reply
That's how my old gym teacher supported us
Section79 24th Oct 2016, 12:22 AM edit delete reply
Section79
I guess in Britain, support means insulting you favorite player.

Personally, I'm not a fan of sports. People get WAY too obsessive over sports. Not to mention nationalistic. Plus, they're just boring.
FreyFox 26th Oct 2016, 12:50 AM edit delete reply
FreyFox
I like some sports. I personally enjoyed seeing Leicester City unexpectedly win the Premier League last season. I also enjoy ice hockey matches, but the coverage we get of it in the UK is poor.
Guest 24th Oct 2016, 7:02 AM edit delete reply
Don and out????Back to Back wins.Back to Back clean sheets????
Colliefan 24th Oct 2016, 8:10 AM edit delete reply
Next comes the riot where they trash the town over their team losing (Or if they win trashing the town in celebration)
Long Tom 24th Oct 2016, 2:38 PM edit delete reply
In Italy, if an opera singer gets a note wrong, the audience will jeer that person.
Chrysicat 24th Oct 2016, 8:54 PM edit delete reply
Wait, what?

Potters have been mid-table just about every year since they joined the Premiership, and that's been nearly a decade!

Though admittedly, maybe I'm just looking at this through Yank eyes…after all, I'm spoiled for gridiron teams and nothing else can even get into the playoffs most years (though it's nice to see the Rapids do what they did most of the year–and *damn* annoying to see their manager bench most of his starters in the final two games because a high playoff seed was locked up. If we want *that* variety of football to really take root here, we need the Shield to be the more-valued honour, not MLS Cup).
FreyFox 26th Oct 2016, 12:51 AM edit delete reply
FreyFox
Stoke didn't start this season very well but they're starting to pick up. Hopefully the good form will continue.
David31 24th Oct 2016, 10:52 PM edit delete reply
Yep that's typical football support right there.
Thomas K. Dye 25th Oct 2016, 1:39 AM edit delete reply
I thought it was all loud drunk people singing "You'll Never Walk Alone" or something...
FreyFox 26th Oct 2016, 12:56 AM edit delete reply
FreyFox
I know "You'll Never Walk Alone" is associated with Liverpool FC. Stoke City fans' preferred song is "Delilah" ^^. I'm not sure how it came to be.
PunkTiger 25th Oct 2016, 11:12 AM edit delete reply
PunkTiger
I think that kind of support is called "Tough Love", or maybe "tough, love."
Warner Republic 26th Oct 2016, 6:21 AM edit delete reply
Warner Republic
Even though I'm not a sports fan, I do support my hometown's many teams from various sports to show my loyalty to my hometown. :)