Here I am, working for one month in the Philippines, life-long fan and season ticket holder. But cometh 1:30 (8:30 here), do I watch what I have loved for 40 years? or be entertained watching the Manchester derby? My heart says one thing and my head another. So which bar do I go to, the one full of Mancs (glory supporters) with atmosphere?
Or sit with a few depressed Evertonians...
Mike Hargreaves, Posted 23/10/2011 at 02:25:20
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1 Posted 23/10/2011 at 07:37:19
However entertaining the football might be wouldn't it be more depressing watching the other game realising how far behind we are? Particularly if the Mancs in question are of the crowing and patronising variety. Perhaps the question should be should I watch Everton or do something else non Football? ( can't offer advice here as I have no idea what else you might do in The Philippines at 08.30 in the morning!!!!!!!!!!!)
2 Posted 23/10/2011 at 07:55:56
You're asking US if you should follow "what you have loved for 40 years," or watch The Mancs?
If you're EVEN asking the question in the first place, then I suggest you're half-way to becoming one of those "glory hunters," you reference.
3 Posted 23/10/2011 at 08:06:21
4 Posted 23/10/2011 at 08:55:16
5 Posted 23/10/2011 at 09:41:24
If he's in Manila, then watch Everton, and if we lose, then there'll be plenty of ladies to take your mind off it, and relieve you of a few pesos!
6 Posted 23/10/2011 at 09:45:38
Incidentally, just because my first post was polite dosen't mean I disgaree with the others. For me personally, if football is on TV and it's not Everton, I'm not interested ? unless of course it is Liverpool and they are losing
7 Posted 23/10/2011 at 10:08:25
8 Posted 23/10/2011 at 10:58:36
Of course you will watch your own team.
How could you even concentrate on another game whilst EFC were playing at the same time?
9 Posted 23/10/2011 at 11:10:30
10 Posted 23/10/2011 at 11:15:12
It would be Brett Angel. Only because it would be more funnier.
11 Posted 23/10/2011 at 12:26:23
12 Posted 23/10/2011 at 12:25:39
Do I still regret turning my back on the team and my fellow Evertonians? Yes.
Don't watch the Mancs ? think of all the plastic mutant fans who have jumped on their passing bandwagon ? we will impress today ... fingers crossed
13 Posted 23/10/2011 at 12:45:26
14 Posted 23/10/2011 at 12:52:14
Everton: Howard, Hibbert, Baines, Jagielka, Distin, Drenthe, Neville, Osman, Fellaini, Rodwell, Vellios
Subs: Mucha, Heitinga, Bilayletdinov, Stracqualursi, Saha, Coleman, Cahill
15 Posted 23/10/2011 at 12:55:40
Silly question, silly answer.
16 Posted 24/10/2011 at 16:52:18
Posts that, EVERTON game starts at midnight. And the Manchester Derby is at 11:20pm.
In fact, both games started at the same time and only fortunate my mate messaged me to tell me.
I had no plans to watch the Manure game, even though originally I believed I coulda watched the first half. I was going to sleep until my alarm woke me for the Everton game. Blue all the way!
In the end, both games were at same time, I switched to viewers choice and watched EVERTON and it was a great game :)
FOXTEL on the other hand could have been ripped a new a-hole if I had missed it though, and I still question who is in charge of the scheduling on that blardy thing! :(
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