I love getting up to matches at St James’ Park, but nothing beats the away day atmosphere, the passion, the noise, the feeling of being the underdog, at least in terms of numbers anyway. I am lucky enough to be one of the people with a ticket for the trip to Stoke, along with Toonsy, Marktoon, AndrewNUFC and talented young writer dan4toon, amongst others on the ‘blog I’m sure. Let me know if you stumble upon a decent pub lads.
This game is going to be tough and Stoke, as everyone knows, are never a pushover. Maybe we should try to steal Matty Etherington off them because he can actually play football! They are big, strong, very physical and battle for every ball, but what about the battle off the pitch?
I’m not going all Danny Dyer and I’m not getting ‘proppa nawtee’ here, but Stoke claim that they are the loudest supports in the country. To be fair not many home supporters are as loud as they used to be, and I have no idea why but at most games the majority of the noise is generated by the away supporters, especially when we are the away supporters, but Stoke still make one hell of a racket all the same.
I may only be a pissed up midget with a daft brummie accent, but I am loud, I am proud and I want us all to give Stoke something to remember us for. No matter what happens on the pitch, let us rock the Brittania, show them what we are made of. We are the great ones, let’s go and prove it in “the loudest supporters” back yard.
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