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Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:27 pm
Posted by Ruune Rebellion on Sat Aug 10, 2019 11:27 pm
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First of all, I'm not justifying the minority of Wire fans' misbehaviour in any way. Like most Wire fans, we're all quite ashamed that those people climbing up were representing our club as supporters.

Nothing's quite black and white though (no reference to Hull!). My Dad has just returned from France after watching the game. He's 68 and always gives honest, trustworthy opinions of things. He was 30m away, but had a reasonable view of events unfolding, not the best, but nevertheless valid. He said that some of the Catalan fans in the VIP area had started to throw glass bottles and glasses at the Wire fans. One of these hit a kid and it went off from then.

There's no excuse for the scenes we saw, but without making excuses, some of you may understand why it kicked off. Its not black and white. Like most things, it takes two to tango (pardon the pun). So far, from reports from friends who went, the Catalan fans played more than a part to causing this. Also, Ben Pomeroy has been mentioned by a few- I won't say anymore!

That said, those fans climbing up should be identified and punished. It's genuinely an embarrassment to me as a Wire fan and most others who are descent, respecting fans like most of you. I would like to think that most other fans have a nice experience with our fans, as I do with you if I have the pleasure to meet you in the pub before or after games. A few years back when we played Cats at Widnes in the cc semi-final, the whole stand of Wire fans stood up and clapped when the few Catalans fans made their arrival. Nice one to the previous Hudds poster as well- our friendship and respect certainly goes the other way.


So you are blaming Catalans fans even though countless people have already said it was an ex Warrington player who threw the first bottle?
The Leigh and Wakefield fans mentality......

Say something negative about any other team than theirs - Its an opinion

Say something negative about Leigh and Wakefield - TROLL
Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:37 am
Posted by Willzay on Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:37 am
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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
So you are blaming Catalans fans even though countless people have already said it was an ex Warrington player who threw the first bottle?


He was a Catalans player beforehand.
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Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:40 am
Posted by bewareshadows on Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:40 am
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For those claiming the saints coach is fake news.

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/ ... gby-league
We can be bold enough to make a stand and do battle for our views and beliefs. But we must strive to be mature enough not to resort to unnecessary personal attacks upon people with opposing views.
Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:02 am
Posted by reffy on Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:02 am
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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
So you are blaming Catalans fans even though countless people have already said it was an ex Warrington player who threw the first bottle?


That is the largest straw ever clutched on here.
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Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:04 am
Posted by reffy on Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:04 am
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Ruune Rebellion wrote:
So you are blaming Catalans fans even though countless people have already said it was an ex Warrington player who threw the first bottle?


That is the largest straw ever clutched on here.
Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:40 am
Posted by My Mate Ronnie on Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:40 am
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Lord Tony Smith wrote:
Fake news. Didn't happen but don't let facts get in the way of your narrative.


https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/ ... gby-league


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Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:06 pm
Posted by Ruune Rebellion on Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:06 pm
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Willzay wrote:
He was a Catalans player beforehand.


But he threw the bottle at the Catalans fans for no other reason that Warrington were losing
The Leigh and Wakefield fans mentality......

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Re: Warrington Fans
Post Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:26 pm
Posted by Call Me God on Sun Aug 11, 2019 9:26 pm
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Shazbaz wrote:
All this bulls$$t because of some fake news!!

Oh dear.....
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Re: Warrington Fans
Post Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:48 am
Posted by barton baird on Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:48 am
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As always the 3% of any "fans" who cause the trouble get the publicity, the 97 % who go away peacefully don`t.
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Re: Warrington Fans
Post Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:06 am
Posted by MikeyWire on Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:06 am
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The idiot element of our support only seems to come out for a big game, or a game where there is a day on the sauce on the cards and there's no football on.
But I think you could say that for a lot of RL clubs. I've been to a number grand finals (2 of which didn't involve Warrington) and witnessed some shocking stuff.
I could also write a list of nasty stuff I've witnessed since I started following RL in 1989 involving most clubs in Super League and the Championship.
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