Who should you really support?

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Who should you really support?

Post by -DL- » Tue May 21, 2019 6:04 pm

I know this has been done before, but who should you really support, if the criteria is you have to support the club whose home ground is closest to your birth place?

or

Home ground to where you now reside.

Me:

Place of Birth Arsenal :|

Current residency: Gillingham

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by bubbles1966 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:12 pm

Millwall or West Ham - both are within 0.1 mile of each other from where I was born.

Orient or Spurs based on where I live now.

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Post by hammerleroy » Tue May 21, 2019 6:13 pm

Bloody Luton but not while I live and breathe!!! :lol:

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Post by prophet:marginal » Tue May 21, 2019 6:14 pm

Southend United

(Billericay Hospital)

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Post by warp » Tue May 21, 2019 6:16 pm

fiorentina

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Post by Supersoulfighter » Tue May 21, 2019 6:18 pm

Hereford.
Based on where I live now, either Darlington or Leeds.

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by Ted Fenton » Tue May 21, 2019 6:20 pm

Not sure - I was born on an LMS train.

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Tue May 21, 2019 6:36 pm

Gillingham, based on my place of birth and living in Kent for over 50 years. Arbroath now, based on my residence.

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Post by e17 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:38 pm

West Ham United

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Post by pablo jaye » Tue May 21, 2019 6:40 pm

Chicken Run Supreme wrote:Gillingham, based on my place of birth and living in Kent for over 50 years. Arbroath now, based on my residence.
Gillingham too!! Although Reading are now the nearest club to me.

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Post by LeonRivers » Tue May 21, 2019 6:41 pm

Dartford FC based on place of birth.
Leicester City based on current place of residence.

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by johnnyb » Tue May 21, 2019 6:43 pm

e17 wrote:West Ham United
My birth certificate says I was born in West Ham. Actual place of birth Plaistow hospital. When I was growing up in the fifties and sixties, nearly all the local kids were Hammers fans.

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Post by S-H » Tue May 21, 2019 6:46 pm

Yeovil Town.

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Post by DasNutNock » Tue May 21, 2019 6:47 pm

Brentford, apparently, though I grew up with Reading as my closest league club. Closest league club now is AFC Wimbledon, who I occasionally go to watch.

B*llocks to that lot, though.

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Post by peter49uk » Tue May 21, 2019 6:50 pm

:crest:

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by Kludgehammer » Tue May 21, 2019 6:50 pm

For me, the mighty Great Yarmouth, stalwarts of the Eastern Counties League. For "major" teams, Norwich City

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Re: Who should you really support?

Post by Bow E3 » Tue May 21, 2019 6:52 pm

By birth and for 27 years, take your pick. I was born and raised in Mile End, so West Ham, Orient, Millwall, Arsenal, Spurs and Charlton.

Now, as of three months ago, Liverpool. I can see their ground on my way to werk... Sorry, work.

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Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Tue May 21, 2019 6:52 pm

QPR

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Post by Hammerted » Tue May 21, 2019 6:52 pm

Mickleover Sports FC

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Post by Puff Daddy » Tue May 21, 2019 6:54 pm

Could and very nearly was, Man United. This was just after the Munich air disaster, which I still remember very well, when many people the length and breadth of the country decided to support them. It really touched me and out of sympathy, some people even switched allegiance to them. Many boys in my school did just that and I very nearly followed suit and had it not been for my Dad, who was a Hammer, taking me for only my second match the following Saturday, I am quite sure I would have ended up supporting them

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