Posted by sean on November 25, 2007 at 10:43 pm in Leeds United with No Comments

This afternoon I went to Cheltenham Town Football Club. Had I been going a few years ago, I would probably have been watching Bath City play; instead, as things are nowadays, I was sadly watching Leeds United.

Whaddon Park, Cheltenham’s ground, is very small, so I wasn’t able to get tickets in the away end. Instead I bravely entered the lions den and stood alongside the home supporters. They quickly realised I was a Leeds fan, and I quickly realised that I wasn’t the only one. I would say 40% of the ground was full of Leeds supporters from up and down the country.

The Cheltenham fans I met were very commendable and a credit to their club. We had some friendly banter and discussed both Leeds and Bath City, both of which they were very complimentary about.

Anyway, back to the game (something I have been trying to avoid). Despite totally dominating the game, Leeds lost 1-0 to a late Cheltenham goal. Gutting. Still, I will disagree with anyone who says Cheltenham didn’t deserve their win. They had their chance, and they took it; unlike Leeds.

I still believe that Leeds will win the league – it is just a shame I wasn’t there to see them score a goal or win a match.

Here’s some pictures from the game.

As the sign says

A rather bizarre mascot which sat ontop of one of the huts

The old bill realise there may be Leeds fans in the home end, and immediately predict trouble… there wasn’t any

Dennis Wise. I cannot see his face, but I am sure his eyes are wobbling

Spot the ball

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