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Fulham - So, Its 17:30 is it?

15:00, Saturday afternoon. Surely the highlight of every football fans week?

But not nowadays!

As a young person, it may seem weird for me to argue about this, but, English football is losing its tradition! I realise TV rights play a major role in this, but there are certain things in football that I feel shouldn't be shifted and changed week-by-week.

It has a catastrophic affect on fans in some cases, for example, moving a game to Sunday. Can they really expect us to adapt our whole week, just because a sports channel deems it necessary to show a game live?

As a football fan, I am prepared to change my whole week, just to revolve around one match, because I absolutely love it. But, not everybody is as open to change as I am, and the game loses fans because of it.

Gladly, our wonderful club doesn't seem to have a major problem in that area, but whenever the top 4 come knocking, you can guarantee we will not be playing at the good old time of 15:00 on a Saturday.

Come on football, fight back!




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Writer: KBFulham Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 4 2009

Time: 11:53AM

Your Comments

so bloody true, seriously peeved about all this chopping and changing - could only happen to footy!
Al Billy
so bloody true, seriously peeved about all this chopping and changing - could only happen to footy!
Al Billy
I'm glad you agree Al Billy. I didn't want it to upset anyone. It does rattle my cage though!!
KBFulham
I'm glad you agree Al Billy. I didn't want it to upset anyone. It does rattle my cage though!!
KBFulham
but some may see it as a neccessary evil to fund the game but I have to admit Setanta's kick-off times are ludicrous!
Putney
but some may see it as a neccessary evil to fund the game but I have to admit Setanta's kick-off times are ludicrous!
Putney
That is true Putney. There are too many sides to this argument!
KBFulham
That is true Putney. There are too many sides to this argument!
KBFulham
but very few that suit the true customer of football - the supporters who watch their teams!
Al Billy
but very few that suit the true customer of football - the supporters who watch their teams!
Al Billy
but its nice to watch games on the tv, and most matches are saturday 3.00 pm anyway
Fulham_21
but its nice to watch games on the tv, and most matches are saturday 3.00 pm anyway
Fulham_21
Yeah, for us. I am complaining about footy as a whole. I think there was a stage this season where Man U didn't have a 3 Saturday kick off for about 2-3 months!!
KBFulham
Yeah, for us. I am complaining about footy as a whole. I think there was a stage this season where Man U didn't have a 3 Saturday kick off for about 2-3 months!!
KBFulham
 

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