Many a tear has to fall
But it’s all
In the game
All in the wonderful game
That we know as love
You have words with him
And your future’s looking dim
But these things
Your hearts can rise above
Tommy Edwards – It’s All In The Game
Well, if ever a post was going to court some controversy, then it’s this one.
I should begin by admitting that in some respects Fozzie Bear almost got it right when he talked about the poll ‘not being helpful’ and ‘damaging confidence’, it’s just that there was an assumption on his part that it would be the current squad that might feel aggrieved.
Wrongly, as it turns out!
It seems that it’s more a case of those from last year’s squad who weren’t included in the ‘Fantasy Team’ taking umbrage.
Well one, anyway.
In ‘get(ing) behind the current squad’ it rather looks like I’ve alienated at least one ex-player who went onto Twitter to suggest that players from the Cov team that went on the 18 game unbeaten deserved more loyalty from the fans.
And maybe he has a point…
…which is why I’m throwing this out there for those who follow the blog to have a think about, and maybe respond to, if they feel so inclined.
Maybe it’s something best left ignored…but I struggle with that sometimes, especially when it’s about us supporters. Have a pop at us and it’s fair game I’m afraid. By all means be critical of the poll or of me for running it, but not of the supporters for making considered choices.
I can’t be anything but honest in my own thoughts regarding the following tweet from Dom Lespierre: