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support your local team(not arsenal or chelsea)
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AndrewV


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Joined: May 2014
Post: #1
20-05-2014 09:00 AM

seems like there are a lot of people support arsenal,chelsea.man utd,liverpool etc who have no real link to the areas these teams come from.at least crystal palace is partly in the borough of lewisham.does anyone have dual affiliation and who do you support when they play each other?

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ForestHillier


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Joined: Jul 2010
Post: #2
20-05-2014 01:07 PM

Cheek - whats the matter with supporting Chelsea, yet i do agree, maybe you should support your local team and the Palace did not do that bad in the end in the premier

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Glasshalffull


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Joined: Jun 2011
Post: #3
20-05-2014 06:25 PM

I supported Liverpool as a very young man (only ever saw them on the TV) but was taken to Selhurst Park at the age of 11, loved the atmosphere, became a Palace fan and have remained loyal ever since. You will probably find more Millwall than Palace fans in Forest Hill.

As for dual affiliation I find it hard to understand how you can support two teams equally. However I do have a Scottish team and that is East Fife. I can hardly be accused of being a glory hunter.

This post was last modified: 20-05-2014 06:33 PM by Glasshalffull.

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rshdunlop


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Joined: Jun 2008
Post: #4
20-05-2014 06:33 PM

Because many of us support the teams that were local to us when we were younger. For a lot of us, that won't be anywhere near SE23.

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Perryman


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Joined: Dec 2006
Post: #5
21-05-2014 08:26 PM

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seems like there are a lot of people support arsenal,chelsea.man utd,liverpool etc who have no real link to the areas

I guess arsenal is not that far, but it is still a good hour's journey from here to Woolwich.

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john-f


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Joined: Apr 2008
Post: #6
01-06-2014 09:50 AM

So why are you suggesting that Palace are a local team? I thought the nearest team was Dulwich Hamlet!

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AndrewV


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Joined: May 2014
Post: #7
01-06-2014 11:08 AM

good reply.i understand you can buy a discounted season ticket if you get your order in soon.

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Benderish


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Joined: Jun 2013
Post: #8
01-06-2014 11:57 AM

Perhaps people could support real sports where it is likely that something will actually happen in 90 minutes (plus some extra because someone fell over and grazed their knee or needed their hair doing) =) Discuss..

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