Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Glory Seekers.

 It breaks my heart when I see youngsters in Sheffield, Rotherham or Scunthorpe, kitted out in Chelsea or Manchester United football kits.
If you ever ask them if they were born in Manchester or London - "No." is virtually always the response.
"Ah. So your family comes from there?" - "Er, no!"
There is something rather depressing in such tenuous allegiances being exploited in order to achieve some vicarious and distant sense of contentment to which they have neither attachment nor entitlement.
I am always happy to see kids in their Rotherham United kits around here demonstrating their sense of local pride. 

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