In Channel Five‘s footy programme on Saturday the presenters made mention of the numbers leaving the SOL with half-an hour to go. People have always left early but when we stood in the Fulwell End all those years ago, with crowds of 50,000 plus, it was never so often, so many and so early. Which begs a couple of questions:
Do you stay to the end or leave early?
Do you applaud the team off the pitch irrespective of the score, or do you boo a loss (irrespective of how well they played)?
Wrinkly Pete has some food for thought for those that do the latter: