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Homepage Update: FANS EMAILS: The First Match

Discussion in 'Everton Forum' started by Groucho, Sep 4, 2017.

  1. Groucho

     Groucho Moderator Staff Member

    Groucho submitted an update to GrandOldTeam's homepage

    FANS EMAILS: The First Match
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    Recently I had the pleasure of taking my daughter to her first match. She'd seen the various open training sessions at Goodison, and had attended one of the U23 games there also, lasting the full 90 minutes.

    But there was something special about taking my child (now 6) to her first game. It was the home game versus Ruzemberok. We went with my cousin Andy, and Adam from GOT TV/podcast, who I'm sure you all are familiar with.

    Echoes of my first game were abundant (a 1-0 win against Newcastle when we were champions), and a walk around St. Luke's pre-match led me to me buy a copy of my first games' programme - I was amazed I'd been going to the match longer than Andy had been on this earth! That's another story however.



    The match was a fairly pedestrian 1-0 win, but with my little girl cheering all the while for Wayne Rooney, I have to say I filled up at times. Since then she's caught the bug proper, and also came to the home fixture against Hadjuk Split.

    Moral of the story is, cherish your kids' first game. I'm glad I got to take her to Goodison before we move. Hopefully her younger brother (2) will also get to his first game at Goodison Park too.

     
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  2. COYBL25

    COYBL25 In Memoriam @Sapie88 Forum Supporter

    Fantastic stuff mate and some lovely pics of your daughter there.

    However I feel @neil999 maybe calling you out over the pink top and scarf.
     
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  3. neil999

    neil999 Player Valuation: £70m

    Thats a boy mate
     
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  4. COYBL25

    COYBL25 In Memoriam @Sapie88 Forum Supporter

    :eek:
     
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  5. Groucho

     Groucho Moderator Staff Member

    *makes mental note to ban when I'm in a foul mood
     
  6. COYBL25

    COYBL25 In Memoriam @Sapie88 Forum Supporter

    He has a dark side, which he manages to hide very well
     
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  7. neil999

    neil999 Player Valuation: £70m

    ITS A JOKE THAT WENT WRONG IM SORRY
     
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  8. ToePeg

    ToePeg Player Valuation: £1m

    You're not aloud to call her daughter you raving gender dinosaur. Child please, always.
     
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  9. ilikecheese

    ilikecheese Member: Team PoP

    *allowed
     
  10. ToePeg

    ToePeg Player Valuation: £1m

    Standards are slipping, I'm in utter turmoil over that.
     
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  11. Groucho

     Groucho Moderator Staff Member

    Lads....
     
  12. neil999

    neil999 Player Valuation: £70m

    We are very silly..

    Cant wait to do this myself eventually, just trying to work out the right age...
     
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  13. Groucho

     Groucho Moderator Staff Member

    She's 6, but sat through a whole reserve game at 4.

    She also went to the Split game - has a 100% win record.
     
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  14. Eggs

    Eggs Player Valuation: £70m Forum Supporter

    ...what a lovely little girl. Suggest you keep the programme and a newspaper report as a memory of the first game. There's actually a website where you can buy a framed momento of 'my first game'.

    Great stuff.
     
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  15. Alanbileysfeathercut

    Alanbileysfeathercut Player Valuation: £30m

    First time at Goodison with your offspring
    When you hear Z-cars
    Yes the tears
     
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