my first football game....


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August 2nd 2009
Published: August 22nd 2009
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I finally went to watch an English Premier league soccer game: Everton vs Coventry City. It was a preseason game and what was called a friendly game (basically what that means is that after a player has played so many games with a team, they have a friendly game where part or all of the procedes from the game are given to the player!!!! as if they need it with their multimillion dollar contracts!!) it was fun, not many people at the game, there were more Everton fans that drove an hour and a half to support their team (including us!)!! It was looking good until the end.....


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The StadiumThe Stadium
The Stadium

We arrive at the Ricoh stadium in Coventry
Greg...Greg...
Greg...

All excited to watch his team (Everton). He says he has been to a game in 20 years! and he calls himself a fan!!
The  team...The  team...
The team...

the line up as they walk out on the field
More playersMore players
More players

This where I was told that Everton are wearing the dark blue uniform.... opps, i was cheering the wrong team!
The whistle is blownThe whistle is blown
The whistle is blown

and the game is underway....
Score..Score..
Score..

Coverntry just on the scoreboard...
It's not overIt's not over
It's not over

face off after the Coventry goal.
The teams are playing toThe teams are playing to
The teams are playing to

a not so sold out crowd.... I think the Montreal juniors have more fans than this!!!
So close...So close...
So close...

yet so far away! Just a few minutes after the last scoreboard picture the game is tied!


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