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dunno if anyone reads the Nolan column

Pubey

Guest
But I think what he says in his last question is really relevent to where we are right now...



My question is, how much effect does the crowd have on your performance as a player? Does the Reebok Roar really help? When you are playing away, can negative comments from opposing fans have an effect?
Victoria (Horwich), UK


In the match at Blackburn I thought our fans were fantastic - it felt as though we were playing at home.

And when the fans at home really get behind us it really does give the players a lift.

A lot of the lads do comment about the fans after a game - how good they have been.

They really can be the 12th man and it does breed confidence - the fans do have the power to drive us on to bigger and better things
 

the_saafender

Director
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The problem we've got lads is that the crowd's confidence is as low as the players at the mo. If a song gets going in the stand I'll always sing my heart out and I agree that it does seem to have an effect on the players. However, it looks like at the moment, the players are gonna have to do something to raise the crowd first. Thats not an opinion, its an observation from Tuesday night.
 

Wallace

Youth Team
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Messages
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Only one way to get an atmosphere - get the North Bank back.
 

Pubey

Guest
i agree we are in a catch 22 at the moment, the team will raise their game if the fans get going... but the fans will only get going if the team raise their game.... im hoping a win today will give the fans something to cheer about on tuesday and sat... lets get the roots hall roar back!
 
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