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Offline Andy S

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It was once said
« on: July 22, 2021, 12:15:34 PM »
That you were statistically more likely to change your wife than your football team. Have you supported any other club than the black & whites 

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2021, 12:18:44 PM »
Can I just change my wife?

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2021, 12:22:03 PM »
I have NEVER supported any other team and NEVER will.


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2021, 12:37:46 PM »
I have NEVER supported any other team and NEVER will.

I'm the same. Never supported anyone else before and would never change.

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2021, 12:51:46 PM »
I used to support Spurs as a kid and went to approx 5 games a season with my dad. Turned 18 and couldn't afford to go to as many games as I wanted and didn't have any friends who supported them and then a friend invited me to Fulham v Reading in 1994. Julian Hails scored the winner in a 1-0 win and I was hooked, going to all the remaining home games and a couple of aways (Brentford and Swansea). Despite getting relegated that season I had caught the Fulham bug and carried on going to all the games. You certainly cant accuse me of gloryhunting!

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2021, 12:56:55 PM »
Yep.

Was bought up a Spurs fan and was taken to the Fulham vs Spurs cup game at the cottage in 84 for my birthday.  Started in the Spurs side of the Hammersmith End (even today, I think that's odd) with my Dad, but asked him at half time if I could go across to the Fulham side where my Uncle was.

And that was that.  Dad still talks about it with an element of sadness in his voice.


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2021, 01:38:40 PM »
As stated before, was given a Charles Buchan Football Annual and Roy Bentley featured scoring a hattrick for England v Wales (3-2). Bentley was captain of Chelsea but luckily, in 1956 he transferred to Fulham. First game FFC 1 Blackpool 0. Bentley was in the stand and my father went and spoke with him. Best player i've seen play for Fulham - Allan Clarke.

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2021, 01:38:46 PM »
Never love your club as it will never love you back.

Offline Fulham33

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2021, 02:05:48 PM »
Went to Palace for a season when we went 1-2-3 and Palace went 2 to 1 would have been 69-70. Back to Fulham 70-1 and there ever since. I was only 14.
PS changed the wife twice!


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2021, 02:06:10 PM »
I would definitely not tolerate the sort of treatment Fulham have provided from my wife. She treats me far better than Fulham ever will. I suppose it is down to the fact the Club can diaspppint you and you will still support them as most people will never go anywhere else.

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2021, 02:17:41 PM »
no , only my local club who i used play for in the 70's.

i used to go to chelsea some weeks with my dad he supported them but its always been FULHAM

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2021, 02:18:13 PM »
I used to live near Sutton Utd and still keep an eye out for how their doing, is that classed as supporting them?


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #12 on: July 22, 2021, 02:31:19 PM »
My dad is a lifelong Fulham fan but all my friends at primary school were Arsenal fans and I thought I was too as a kid. My dad did take me to Fulham games but I also made him take me to a few Arsenal games. It didn't seem to matter because we were 3 divisions apart. I saw the light when I was about 13 during the Mickey Adams promotion and although I still have a soft spot for Arsenal (apart from when we play them) I've never looked back. To give my dad credit, he never tried to force me to go home to Fulham, he just let me figure it out myself.

Offline Cambridge Pete

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #13 on: July 22, 2021, 02:39:39 PM »
Never changed either and have no desire to. Like some other clubs for various reasons e.g. Brighton (Had a great time at Brighton Poly met my future wife and worked locally for a number of years). Norwich as it's my wife's local city. H Berlin. Worked there and remember the masked man's og. Steyning as loved living there. Worthing as a good mate played for them. That's about it

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2021, 02:39:49 PM »
The Fulham/Chelsea decision had to be made at school where there was a 50/50 split. Never heard of anyone from school ever changing the commitment.


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #15 on: July 22, 2021, 03:00:13 PM »
I have NEVER supported any other team and NEVER will.

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #16 on: July 22, 2021, 03:25:46 PM »
I have NEVER supported any other team and NEVER will.

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Same for me. Father, brother, sons, nephews and now grandsons and granddaughters - only one team for us.👍

Offline RaySmith

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #17 on: July 22, 2021, 03:36:07 PM »
Did support, then 4th Divsion, Palace for a time, because my parents did, and even had a rattle painted black and white, with optional claret and blue ribbons, and , after my first visit to Craven Cottage, went to both teams home games, but that didn't last, and Fulham soon won out .


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Re: It was once said
« Reply #18 on: July 22, 2021, 03:40:24 PM »
Born and bred in North Nottinghamshire and supported Mansfield Town , like my Dad and my Grandad. I followed in the family tradition ( but didn’t go down the mine) . Circumstances, and a real respect for Fulham FC  made me change . So now I follow the Whites and so does my son

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Re: It was once said
« Reply #19 on: July 22, 2021, 03:48:06 PM »
That you were statistically more likely to change your wife than your football team. Have you supported any other club than the black & whites 
I think there is an Italian saying that there are two things in life you can't change, your mother or your football team!
As to the question I have never supported any other team.  Born in Fulham I was taken to the Cottage as a child by my Fulham supporting father and it never occurred to me to support anyone else.  Mum's family are all Chelsea but Mum didn't like football so thankfully no conflict!