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As it says,what's all this with fans who leave before the end of a match.??? They can be 2-0 up or 0-3 down...off they toddle to the exits,"to beat the traffic" or whatever. Probably the same ones who go for a pastie with 38mins on the clock,then complain about the season ticket prices.

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I've left a minute early loads of times to beat the traffic, and if you supported Wolves, you would have too, in fact, last match I ever went to, I left at half time to beat the traffic!

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I've left a minute early loads of times to beat the traffic, and if you supported Wolves, you would have too, in fact, last match I ever went to, I left at half time to beat the traffic!

ok apart from leaving early because of supporting Wolves , there's no excuse. Lol

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I've left a minute early loads of times to beat the traffic, and if you supported Wolves, you would have too, in fact, last match I ever went to, I left at half time to beat the traffic!

Nice one Pete, I'm an Halifax Town fan so know where you're comin from, used to go between 85 & 89 and went for a couple of games for a few sessions back whilst they were in the lower leagues(£12 in) until they got into the Conference Premier(£17 in now!!!!) being a true Yorkshire man I never left a game early thou :wink: Funny tale regarding Wolves, I was in the St Johns Ambulance brigade between 85 & 87 so got in for nowt and we used to sit in with the away fans, Wolves would have been in the 4th division then?? played Halifax and a Wolves fan kept tapping one our members on his hat, he told him to stop it but he didn't so my colleague punched him on the nose, when the bobbies came they kicked the Wolves fan out with blood running down his face, the funniest thing I've ever seen, the Wolves lad must have been in his 20's and my colleague was in his late 50's. good days :)  

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I was watching my team Wolves at the the Albion back in the seventies and were one up with a few minutes to half time. So my cousin and i made a early exit to buy some food before the half time whistle. When we were being served, we heard a cheer and just assumed it was half time whistle...  Anyway no goals in the 2nd half so my cousin and i were estatic at the end of the game so much that my cousin bought a bottle of champagne to take home to his wife. Wasn't until later that night that i learnt that the 'muted cheers' were from the Albion fans who had equalised on the stroke of half time. Still haven't worked out how it could have happened.

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once got chucked out at millmoor many moons ago when they were playing Barnsley ,forgot the millers also played in red and went in the Tivoli end ,after a bit of gentle banter with the local lads the police kindly escorted us to the exits , still went round to tother end and paid in again ,was the time when the Barnsley used to give it large to good ole Ronnie moore

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The group of guys I go with to a match have a number of guidelines

2 nil down - we leave for the pub

2 - 1 down at half time leave for the pub

If its boring we leave for the pub

We' ve been doing this for over 30 years - works really well when hundreds of miles away from home 20 mins mins into a game your 2 nil down and asking the stewards and police to let you out - always ends up more interesting than the game

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when it was standing in the kop i stood with mates at the very back , had numerous advantages like arriving from pub across the road (park) 3,05 usually , sitting on the rails on the stairs at half time, then getting out on final whistle , bit more difficult now with seats but our seat are by an exit staircase so we can just jump over on the final whistle 

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As it says,what's all this with fans who leave before the end of a match.??? They can be 2-0 up or 0-3 down...off they toddle to the exits,"to beat the traffic" or whatever. Probably the same ones who go for a pastie with 38mins on the clock,then complain about the season ticket prices.

What says SS.? 

THEY'RE PROBABLY DJ'S AS WELL :lol: :lol:

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....never ever done it....always first to arrive....and last to leave.....did the same at Northern doo's......!x

 

Here's perhaps the most amazing experience i've had that showed why you shouldn't!x

2002 Season....some cup.....evening mid week game.....Cheltenham at ours. Steve Cotterill had done marvelous with them and was being touted for greater things. I believe this experience prepared him well!x John Beck as U's Manager was under severe pressure on League stuff....this was a chance of a reprieve! We were sh*te! We went down 3-0 and an injury occurred at 82 minutes. Game stopped......for 7 minutes........and the ground emptied....from about 4000...to 1500!!! Those left during this period were going apes*it at Beck....I was stood 6 feet away as I was doing my proggy ready for interviews after match. I heard more abuse than in any kids home shouted at us back in the 70's. Scary stuff....! I was pondering....wtf am I gonna say....do.....Beck was a gonna init......I was left holding the baby really as to where we all went!! At 90 minutes the game commenced...and 8 minutes extra time was added.....when fans see that board come up....about anuver 200 walked....hehe!!!x Well...u know wot i;m gonna say........we won 4-3..............................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The most amazing 'emotional' roller coaster I ever experienced pitch side.......ever really!!!x

The lasting memory of that occasion?? My interview with Steve Cotterill afterwards. The pic....he never ever looked me in the eye or look up once during our chat. A broken man....and I felt for him big time. He went to Stoke afterwards....and strangely only lasted about a dozen games and quit to be assistant at Burnley?! Because of that experience we shared that night.....i've kept an eye on how he's done since....and he does well....for which i;m glad. My reminding our 3000 'faithful' of their abandonment that night is some of the reason they keep quite about me ban........hehe....it was an 'I wos there' moment in the clubs history....and the majority,....missed it. Fickledom.....fantastic!x

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Once or twice (a long time ago!) I was thrown out before the end by the rozzers........does that count?

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...or before it starts??!!!x

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...Good way to meet new friends! John's been a good un ever since...!x

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Drove to Bradford last night from Peterborough they wouldn't let us leave after 2 nil down and had to wait till haft time when we were 3 nil down got escorted back to the two cars and asked not to drink in the local area - got back to Peterborough at 22:40 in a pub and left there after a lock in at half one - I can report I did see some snow at the side of the pitch - which was nice

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I always stay to the end but did leave in the 80th minute once when Palace were away to Derby 4 years ago when they went 5-0 up and Shefi Kuqi scored.

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