Now I'm not going to gloat after our win over Wolves yesterday.I was,as I'm sure the Bard of Bridenorth will testify very restrained and did not wind him up to much.A few years back I would have been murder to be truthful.Why ? Because the Premiership is really a load of old bollocks.
I paid 46 quid for a match ticket yesterday,and with beer a bet and food it was a 100 pound day out.As I've said before I gave my season ticket up around six or so years ago as their are to many poxy kick off times .I only really like to go football at 15.00 on a Saturday,give or take the odd midweek game.The days of being able to walk to the Boleyn Ground are long gone and now it takes around ninety minutes.
Were we fortunate yesterday ? Most definitely as watching MOTD this morning you would have thought Wolves were not really in it.But we are both very poor sides and I think the three who will go down are Us,Wolves and Fulham.But does it matter to me,well not a bit.Football for me is now about going and meeting mates who you grew up with.We all started going alone to football from the age of ten years old,after our Dad's took us when we were all younger.So we have known each other and our family's trials and tribulations for a long while.Mates you can depend on if need be.Though looking around the pub yesterday,some should grow up a little and go to bed earlier on New Years Eve.Fourty year old men all moaning and shaking like they were in an ice box.Stay off the narcotics lads and go to bed like I did at ten o'clock.And god was I on form ;-)
So most people I know would like us to go down.As most games in the lower leagues kick off at 15.00 on a Saturday.Sky has really killed the game,and I refuse to pay for it.It's for people who want to sit at home and "Enjoy" the experience of football.What a total load of bollocks that concept is.You can't move in some Premiership grounds for "supporters" taking photos of various players.
Now for us,we have Newcastle away in the week.Then Barnsley at home in the FA CUP on Saturday.And I fancy Barnsley to get a result as we have "Brum" a few days later in the Semi-Final of the worlds biggest Cup competition and our minds will be on that.Then Arsenal at home on the Saturday.After that we do not have a home game at 15.00 hrs on a Saturday until I think March.Now to me that is very,very poor.So if anyone thinks the Premiership is the "Be all and end all",trust me lads it's not.But I guess some of you who go football know that.
Don't get me wrong I'll always love West Ham,it's where I'm from.The club along with most clubs are the fans.Not the owners or players,they come and go.But I fear Sky will just get stronger and stronger.So here is to going down and hopefully getting cheaper tickets in the future,as this is the worst West Ham side I've seen for years and years.And for the "Plastic" fans,who wear the shirts of various clubs and have never been in their lives.Take a look in the mirror,and tell me if you are true Man Utd,Chelsea or Liverpool fans.Na I thought not.