Sixer Says: when I nearly became a West Ham supporter

Guess the Score - whoever you support - and maybe win a prize mug:  https://safc.blog/2016/10/west-ham-united-v-safc-guess-the-score/
Guess the Score – whoever you support – and maybe win a prize mug: https://safc.blog/2016/10/west-ham-united-v-safc-guess-the-score/

Over at Salut! Sunderland’s Facebook pages, Jim Minton posted a message saying how much he liked the Who are You? interview with David Blackmore, editor of the West Ham fan site Blowing Bubbles.

‘He seems pretty sensible and I agree with most of what he says,’ Jim wrote, ‘Don’t know yet whether many West Ham fans have picked up that lots of other supporters now dislike them a bit more than they used to – which is a shame because I’ve always thought of them as a proper club with good fans.’

Jim’s point, and the occasion of Sunderland’s first visit to the little-loved London Stadium, seemed a good excuse to hark back six years to a piece by Pete Sixsmith, prior to a game at Upton Park …

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