Shipley Surprising a Young Fan

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  1. Nick

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    This is exactly what we need, fair play to him. I bet it made the kid so happy to have him turn up for a kick about in his back garden.
     
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    Shipley can't find a decent pitch anywhere can he?
     
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    That’s my boy! He was so excited and is absolutely full of it today.. Jordan was so good with him. Such a brilliant surprise. Jordan told us he actually slept with his playoff medal. I bloody love that ❤️
     
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    I didn’t know a picture of my shit lawn was going to go viral
     
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    Did he just knock on the door and ask for a kickabout?
     
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    The fence wants joining up in the middle too - who lined that up?:banghead: !
     
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    Hahahahaha
     
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    For all the toss written about Wasps' and their brilliant community engagement, I think CCFC piss all over them. The club posted that players had spent 540 hours out and about this season at schools etc in and around Coventry.
     
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    Did he or the club call ahead to arrange the surprise or did he literally just show up at the door?

    The connection between team and supporters seems to have become so much better in the past year, more of this
     
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    He called ahead, it was a surprise for Noah though.. he bought him a signed programme , flag and his first training shirt from when he joined the academy. Such a nice genuine lad. Makes me proud
     
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    Makes you wonder If he's took a holiday yet?
    Fair play to him, lovely gesture, your lad is a lucky boy gally!
     
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    Next few days he’s going away.. I know! He hasn’t come down yet :)
     
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    That's proper ace. Best part is this is the kind of thing that can happen when kids support their hometown club rather than one of the big names. I hope we see more of this
     
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    That's brilliant, I know it's impossible to do this for every requst but seeing the players and staff putting themselves out when they can and doing that little bit extra, first class. If your lad wasn't a fan for life, he will be now.
     
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    This is a great memory for your son, forever Sky blue, cemented by this act alone.
    In the first season in Division 1 my sister went on dates with a player and he used to pick her up at our house in Henley Green and take her out. The player was a lovely man who seemed genuinely happy to talk with me and my junior school friends who amazingly seemed to appear when his car was outside.
    He had no issues with having a kick about whilst waiting or telling us what is was like to be marked by Bobby Moore or on the same pitch as Jimmy Greaves.
     
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    why your son? random jsb or he wrote to shipley once?

    need more of this like aj said, just one visit could make a kids mind up not to glory support*


    *being a cov fan is glory supporting lately mind you
     
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    It is the equivalent of Peter Ndlovu rocking up for a kick about in my back garden when I was younger. Think I'd have wet myself with excitement. (Now I reckon I could outpace him and I know I'd take him in a 50/50)
     
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    i made a framed picture of oggy and dublin in woodwork, would have been nice if they had seen it...
     
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    Bloody viagra
     
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    Peter ndlovu rocked up at a few houses in Coventry if the rumours are true, so your family probably dodged a bullet there
     
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    Another feel good story from the club. Brilliant
     
  23. Nick

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    I did wonder why my younger brother had darker skin and always wore football shirts 15 sizes too big for him. I will ask the question.
     
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    watch every man and their dog start writing to the city players for a house visit !!! LOL

    proper ace though, bet he was buzzing
     
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    Hi there, Saw this on your Facebook page too. Must have been a great few weeks with trip to Wembley too? Looks like the club are working hard on acquiring that next generation of supporters! Agree the lawn does need a bit of work!!
     
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    This is brilliant. That young lad will always be a sky blue now and he'll tell all his mates about one of the many Jordans rocking up for a kickabout. You can't buy that kind of publicity.
     
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    If your matchday posts are anything to go by I'd have expected you to snap him straight from the kick off ;)
     
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    Got to let him know you are there haven't you? He would think twice about trying to take me on with stepovers by the wheelie bin.
     
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    Tbf though you would "snap him in two" immediately :happy:
     
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    Awww beat me to it!
     
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    He sent my mates lad a pair of signed socks. Looks like they were his only pair!
     
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    I know I may well be several decades older than your lad, but when's Shipley coming round my bloody house?
     
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    Stuart Beavon would do it if you asked as his number one fan
     
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    We have a narrow doorway, so not sure if he would get his walking frame through there to be honest.

    Besides, I have just run out of Bourbons and they're his favourite.
     
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