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Who are the relevant people?


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blue79

Banned
Joined
Jun 25, 2011
Messages
804
Good question. The fans as they keep Clobs afloat. You'd have to say the Board a close second as their financial input would be also crucial. But fans for me. Also Boards come and go, Fans stay forever.
 

McNasty

Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2003
Messages
16,197
Location
Otley, West Yorks
Good question. The fans as they keep Clobs afloat. You'd have to say the Board a close second as their financial input would be also crucial. But fans for me. Also Boards come and go, Fans stay forever.

If fans stay forever how come our attendances have been much higher in the past ?
 

jamesmut2000

Director
Joined
Oct 31, 2003
Messages
2,593
Location
braintree
Good question. The fans as they keep Clobs afloat. You'd have to say the Board a close second as their financial input would be also crucial. But fans for me. Also Boards come and go, Fans stay forever.

I hate it when my 'Clob' sinks.
 

blue79

Banned
Joined
Jun 25, 2011
Messages
804
Glory hunters macca. If we had made the play off final do you honestly think the extra two thousand or so would be genuine fans of the Club. The annoying thing is when those who only turn up for finals claim they're Blues fans and always have been but in truth they're not.
 

McNasty

Member
Joined
Oct 23, 2003
Messages
16,197
Location
Otley, West Yorks
Glory hunters macca. If we had made the play off final do you honestly think the extra two thousand or so would be genuine fans of the Club. The annoying thing is when those who only turn up for finals claim they're Blues fans and always have been but in truth they're not.

You are contradicting yourself. In one post you say "Fans stay forever" and in the above quote you now say "they're Blues fans and always have been but in truth they're not".

Please make your mind up.
 

blue79

Banned
Joined
Jun 25, 2011
Messages
804
If one is a Blues fan they won't change to something else. Thats what I tried to say.
 

Beefy

Life President
Joined
Oct 27, 2003
Messages
18,906
Location
Old Leigh
Glory hunters macca. If we had made the play off final do you honestly think the extra two thousand or so would be genuine fans of the Club. The annoying thing is when those who only turn up for finals claim they're Blues fans and always have been but in truth they're not.

Maybe they're just football fans with a passing interest in their local team?
 

dingleydangley

Coach⭐
Joined
Aug 6, 2010
Messages
720
Glory hunters macca. If we had made the play off final do you honestly think the extra two thousand or so would be genuine fans of the Club. The annoying thing is when those who only turn up for finals claim they're Blues fans and always have been but in truth they're not.

Really? What makes a 'real' fan, then? When we went to Cardiff I saw people who I'd gone to games with in the 70's. We were all older, we'd all moved around the country, married etc etc. These were people who'd kept the club afloat long before many of today's supporters were born. Anyone who spends their life waiting around for Southend to get to a final deserves some kind of award for patience.

Anyway, the poll...don't understand it. Is this a private joke? For what it's worth, I think the car park attendant behind the north bank knows things........
 

blue79

Banned
Joined
Jun 25, 2011
Messages
804
To put it clearer those who go to watch a final and never see them again to the next final.
 

onceknownasrab

President
Joined
Dec 31, 2008
Messages
4,258
There is a 'hard core' of die-hard fans and also a large number of interested, if not fanatic, supporters that still deserve the 'loyal' tag. Not even the most ardent of supporters can get to every game or indeed enjoy an infinity of fun times on this forum. Crowds will always swell with success and ebb on the tide of disappointment. That's life. Compared to many 'unfashionable' clubs we don't do too bad, especially when our numbers in the town are reduced by those that find the seduction of Premiership football too sexy to resist and subsequently sell their soul to watch W*!t H*m. GGrrrrr!!! Just watch the crowds soar as we climb to the highest echelon and tempt back those poor deluded wretches from the clutches of the Boleyn.
 
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