We want to go home.

Tommo1993

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I'll have you know, Emma has quite rough hands and no sense of rhythm.
She likes to have ‘Blue Monday’ on in the background. So there’s something to synchronise a rhythm.
 

SkyBlueDom26

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Miss the Ricoh and us playing in cov so much, Saturdays have become fucking painful

Time for all parties to man the fuck up and sort this mess out as its us the fans who are suffering
 

clint van damme

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Yup. It truly was. Become a bit of an urban myth.

Fans were always complaining just as to how soulless HR was and how it lacked atmosphere.
in the case of HR absence has made the heart grow fonder. In the case of the Ricoh absence has hammered home what a complete soulless shit hole it is, albeit one we desperately need to be playing in.
 
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SkyBlueDom26

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People that also say 'sign a long term deal to play in Birmingham' like that guy that texts the phone in every week on Saturday, need a good look at themselves....embarrassing
 
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I don't mind the Ricoh and think it gets a lot of shit based purely on a) it's not HR and b) the decline we've been on since we arrived there (bad memories associated with the place).
In a different time line ad "Operation Premiership" been a success I reckon the place would be loved.

If we move back they need to jig the train timetable around to accommodate football fans though.
 

clint van damme

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I fucking loved HR, the location and the boozers around it.

I won’t hear a word against it.
same, though as you're a Scotsman and I'm Scottish descent I do wonder if the abundance of pubs may be the dominant factor?
 
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People that also say 'sign a long term deal to play in Birmingham' like that guy that texts the phone in every week on Saturday, need a good look at themselves....embarrassing
As do those who are calling for us to go back at any cost without any consideration of the long-term consequences.
 

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Tues night was one of my most depressing football experiences ever.

At one point in the first half, max went for an overhead kick and missed it. About 30 people laughed. It was as clear as day and no doubt at all that the players heard it.

The fans could have all fitted on an A380 it was that low. I saw one person under 16.

Our lowest ever attendance in the history of our club and it got (and continues to get) very little coverage

We need to be in Coventry.
We wouldn’t have got more than 1,000 at the Ricoh for that game. The competition is a waste of time. It’s a reserve game in effect.
 

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I fucking loved HR, the location and the boozers around it.

I won’t hear a word against it.
I used to live near the vauxhall tavern and would meet my dad in the brewer & baker or spittlemoor but it was before my time drinking so never got the full experience.
 

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As do those who are calling for us to go back at any cost without any consideration of the long-term consequences.
Ohhh but us playing at St Andrews for seasons won't be at all worse then nah?? Nobody wants to see us agree to pathetic conditions by wasps however the longer we stay in brum the worse it will get... something has to give
 

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Ohhh but us playing at St Andrews for seasons won't be at all worse then nah?? Nobody wants to see us agree to pathetic conditions by wasps however the longer we stay in brum the worse it will get... something has to give
The owners to actually take responsibility for the club they own and build us a ground?
 

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I used to live near the vauxhall tavern and would meet my dad in the brewer & baker or spittlemoor but it was before my time drinking so never got the full experience.
All good boozers. Brewer in particular.
 
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I must be in the minority, but I liked the ricoh. Easy to get to, casino before the game, easy to get out of, on the m6 within mins of the final whistle.

went off it the second the wasps branding started to appear
Yes it's great if you're a sort of drive to ground, watch match, drive home bore.

It's pretty depressing if you want to make a day of it
 

clint van damme

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I used to live near the vauxhall tavern and would meet my dad in the brewer & baker or spittlemoor but it was before my time drinking so never got the full experience.
remember when the Spittlemoor got the late bar, there was more than one occasion when I rolled out of there on a Wednesday night/Thursday morning at 4 in the morning after a reserve or FA cup youth game.
Brewer was a great pub as well. Few of us used to get changed at work and head straight down there for about 4.15 for mid week games, had some cracking pre match sessions.
 

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And forever playing second fiddle to a London rugby club.
It’s the precarious position we find ourselves in now, after all that’s gone on. We can’t continue out of Coventry, we can’t continue, as you say, playing second fiddle to Wasps. As SkyBlueDom says, something has to give. Like I said, we’re well up shit creek and continue to head deeper in to it.
 

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And forever playing second fiddle to a London rugby club.
Or playing second Fiddle to Birmingham football club with attendances falling by the month, we won't survive playing season after season in Brum
 

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Or playing second Fiddle to Birmingham football club with attendances falling by the month, we won't survive playing season after season in Brum
This has been on the cards ever since they were paractuted into the Ricoh.
 

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Putting all our political differences to one side:smuggrin: We can all agree leaving Highfield road was an absolute travesty that should never have happened, its caused all this mess
 

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Imagine if we only had footballing matters to talk about. Unfortunately overshadowed by this shite. So many fans of other clubs have no idea how fortunate they are.
 
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Imagine if we only had footballing matters to talk about. Unfortunately overshadowed by this shite. So many fans of other clubs have no idea how fortunate they are.
Literally, watching fans on that toxic arsenal fan tv sums it up at how ungrateful they are
 
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Yes it's great if you're a sort of drive to ground, watch match, drive home bore.

It's pretty depressing if you want to make a day of it
not sure I agree with that either. I would normally have a couple of beers in town, share an uber (so about a £3 cost each to Casino to watch the early prem game, watch ccfc, back to casino for late prem game then uber back into town for some beers.
 

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Literally, watching fans on that toxic arsenal fan tv sums it up at how ungrateful they are
they used to be a great club with great support and Highbury was a great place to watch football.
Another club that sold its soul and is now followed by hysterical jonny come latelys and half wits.