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27-09-2017, 14:47   #1
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With united storming up the league I think they have a good chance of being a premiership club in a couple of years time

Meanwhile Wednesday will carry on being a club that promises so much but delivers so little.

Expect more play off dissapontments over the next few years for owls fans

Is now a good time to consider switching sides if you are a floating supporter?

United are on the up by the looks of things
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27-09-2017, 14:50   #2
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8 year olds might be swayed, but that's about it ('til they get a bit of 'correction therapy)
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27-09-2017, 14:59   #3
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Many people will swap sides

I imagine many Chelsea supporters from last season will be suporting Manchester city this season
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27-09-2017, 15:08   #4
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Many people will swap sides

I imagine many Chelsea supporters from last season will be suporting Manchester city this season
That's what you lot might be like but don't think Sheffield fans work like that.
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27-09-2017, 15:14   #5
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The very essence of supporting a club is following it through thick and thin, floaters are not real fans. I'd rather watch SWFC in non league than SUFC in anything.
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27-09-2017, 15:41   #6
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Wednesday til I die....

I may not get to the matches anymore, but I would not swap at all. Even if the Owls went under.
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27-09-2017, 16:03   #7
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I swap and change regulary. can"t see the point in paying good money to watch rubbish.
at the moment I'm a true blade, and have been for 18months now.
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27-09-2017, 16:11   #8
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Stay true to your club whatever position and league they are in.

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27-09-2017, 16:12   #9
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I swap and change regulary. can"t see the point in paying good money to watch rubbish.
at the moment I'm a true blade, and have been for 18months now.
I honestly cannot believe what i have read. Stay there.
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27-09-2017, 16:35   #10
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Wednesday til I die....

I may not get to the matches anymore, but I would not swap at all. Even if the Owls went under.
Well you nearly got your wish a few years ago.
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27-09-2017, 17:27   #11
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Many people will swap sides

I imagine many Chelsea supporters from last season will be suporting Manchester city this season
They're not really supporters though,are they?Real supporters stick to their club no matter what.I have wished countless times over the last 50 years that I wasn't a Wednesdayite,but I can't help it - it's in my blood just as it was in my Dad's and in his Dad's too I could never support anybody else.(Anyway,my Dad would haunt me if I did!)
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27-09-2017, 18:32   #12
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With united storming up the league I think they have a good chance of being a premiership club in a couple of years time

Meanwhile Wednesday will carry on being a club that promises so much but delivers so little.

Expect more play off dissapontments over the next few years for owls fans

Is now a good time to consider switching sides if you are a floating supporter?

United are on the up by the looks of things
You don't mean like probably 50% of the current supporters,who only have recollection of Utd being in the premiership and think of them as a Premiership team(just like Look North).
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27-09-2017, 18:50   #13
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I honestly cannot believe what i have read. Stay there.
hypothetical, but... if Rotherham were in the prem, team full of internationals, in the champions league, then I know whom I would be supporting. I want to watch exciting, scintillating football. if my favourite tele goes on the blink, I buy another one what plays properly.
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27-09-2017, 18:54   #14
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hypothetical, but... if Rotherham were in the prem, team full of internationals, in the champions league, then I know whom I would be supporting. I want to watch exciting, scintillating football. if my favourite tele goes on the blink, I buy another one what plays properly.
This one is better than the first. beggars belief.
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27-09-2017, 18:59   #15
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27-09-2017, 20:05   #16
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27-09-2017, 21:22   #17
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when I were a lad in the fifties it was common for fans to go to watch the Sheffield team playing at home that week.i was born in meersbrook so a blade at heart.
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27-09-2017, 22:01   #18
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when I were a lad in the fifties it was common for fans to go to watch the Sheffield team playing at home that week.i was born in meersbrook so a blade at heart.
That's true choogsi, I used to go Hillsboro one week, bramall lane the next.
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27-09-2017, 22:20   #19
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when I were a lad in the fifties it was common for fans to go to watch the Sheffield team playing at home that week.i was born in meersbrook so a blade at heart.
That used to happen a lot, I assume people stopped doing that once football became more and more expensive to watch.
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27-09-2017, 23:17   #20
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That used to happen a lot, I assume people stopped doing that once football became more and more expensive to watch.
Also - (well according to my Dad) - in he went London Chelsea one week and Fulham the next, because was the only chance to watch football. No games on TV or owt, and almost all matches were on Saturday 3pm. (and was same up here) - perhaps in the 50s when both clubs were getting pretty big crowds, I wonder how much that had to do with it?
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