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    New Fan from UK

    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

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Where in the UK are you from?

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Hi there

    Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

    It's a bit like Kentucky

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabscallion View Post
    Hi there

    Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

    It's a bit like Kentucky
    Are you a football fan? What is your team?
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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Everton

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabscallion View Post
    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. Welcome aboard!
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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Liverpool fan here, and strictly because they're also the Reds. Welcome.
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    Re: New Fan from UK

    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.
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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabscallion View Post
    Hi there

    Wiltshire, South England (near Stonehenge)

    It's a bit like Kentucky
    a fellow Reds fan from Wiltshire

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

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Hey, that's cool - i'm just down the road - smaller world than I thought.

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabscallion View Post
    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.
    Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yachtzee View Post
    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldRightHander View Post
    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.
    Burn down the disco. Hang the blessed DJ. Because the music that he constantly plays, it says nothing to me about my life.

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    Re: New Fan from UK

    Hi, spent 4 years in England at RAF Mildenhall. Welcome.

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    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.


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