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Rabscallion
03-04-2012, 02:23 AM
Hello all,

BIG Baseball fan from the UK here. Have been following the game for some years now (God bless MLB TV) but still learning. Ive learnt a lot about the Reds from your posts but too shy to contribute so far!

I got into the Reds on a baseball road trip in 2010. Saw two games at GAB and have followed them ever since.

Here's to a good season!

Rob

klw
03-04-2012, 10:57 AM
Where in the UK are you from?

Rabscallion
03-05-2012, 01:41 AM
Hi there

Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

It's a bit like Kentucky

WMR
03-05-2012, 03:20 AM
Hi there

Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

It's a bit like Kentucky

Are you a football fan? What is your team?

Rabscallion
03-05-2012, 12:42 PM
Everton

cumberlandreds
03-05-2012, 01:25 PM
Hi there

Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

It's a bit like Kentucky

When I saw the title of the thread I thought you were from the University of Kentucky. :D Welcome aboard!

OldRightHander
03-05-2012, 03:18 PM
Liverpool fan here, and strictly because they're also the Reds. Welcome.

Rabscallion
03-05-2012, 04:00 PM
Cheers all

To ORH - Re LFC - ugh Re the colour thing - blue - hmmm no no no not the Royals or the Yankees!

There's an intense rivalry between the two teams but it's 'mostly' good humoured. seen some good games v Liverpool over the years. i'm from Liverpool but live/work in the south now.

I must say this a really good message board BTW.

jaydeebee21
03-10-2012, 06:56 PM
Hi there

Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

It's a bit like Kentucky

a fellow Reds fan from Wiltshire :D

I'm from Warminster myself, currently living in Cardiff for Uni.

Rabscallion
03-11-2012, 01:36 AM
Hey, that's cool - i'm just down the road - smaller world than I thought.

Yachtzee
03-11-2012, 11:34 AM
Everton

I like to watch Everton for Tim Howard. I follow the teams with Americans. Watched the duel between Americans Howard and Brad Friedel, whose hometown borders the town where my parents currently live.

My wife has family in Norfolk. My goal if we're ever able to visit again is to see an EPL or Championship match in person.

OldRightHander
03-14-2012, 12:49 AM
My goal if we're ever able to visit again is to see an EPL or Championship match in person.

My goal as well, but my wife thinks I'm a little crazy. She thinks the fans are...polite way to put it...a bit too passionate.

Yachtzee
03-15-2012, 07:16 PM
My goal as well, but my wife thinks I'm a little crazy. She thinks the fans are...polite way to put it...a bit too passionate.

At least in England, I've head they've clamped down on Hooliganism. I think fans at many NFL venues are probably worse.

RBA
03-17-2012, 08:58 PM
Hi, spent 4 years in England at RAF Mildenhall. Welcome.

Rabscallion
03-19-2012, 03:04 PM
Thanks RBa. I know Mildenhall.


Re the EPL - There's no great issues generally speaking. varying atmospheres depending on where you go. at Goodison on saturday Sunderland and Everton fans mixed freely. I'd always advise don't wear colours and your fine, plenty do of course without incident.

reds1869
09-21-2012, 11:38 AM
Welcome from a Fulham supporter. I know your part of England well; beautiful country. A close friend of mine used to live in Wiltshire but now lives in London. Glad to have you on board!