It’s tough; Clapping, chanting, and shouting. Standing for 90 minutes while 22 blokes kick a football may seem unimportant, but it’s not. The eleven gents that wear your beloved colours are desperate to fight for the cause, but you’re not.
Clinging to every mis-placed pass, way-ward shot, and missed opportunity, we expect too much.
Their muscles ache, while our bellies are filled with the latest local ale. They perspire, and run breathlessly after a ball filled with air. A trivial pursuit, it may seem, but it’s more than a game.
Supporting your team is a reciprocal relationship. You cheer, they deliver. You, as fans, get the performance that you deserve. Show passion, and they team will too.