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Watching footy with kids

Discussion in 'Cardiff City Forum' started by Woody, 13 Sep 2019 at 20:49.

  1. Woody

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    I take my son to as many games as I can. He's been going since he was 4 and has been a ST holder since he was 6 or 7.

    He's now 10 and when we're at City his behaviour is pretty much as you'd expect - 90 minutes of focused joy/frustration/questioning refs etc depending on what's happening.

    Watching on telly is a whole different ball game though. Distraction creeps in. This is what I've had tonight so far: -

    0-5 mins: optimism, support
    5-15 mins: ref's English so he's biased, keep it on the deck, Smithies is crap etc
    15-25 mins: renewed optimism, get in Glatzel, come on City etc
    25-35 mins: Dad, what sort of beard has Glatzel got? What's the worst sort of beard to have?
    35-45 mins: Steve Irwin impressions

    Love him to bits but fucking hell.
     
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    2nd half was more intense, so fewer distractions...

    Lots of moaning at the ref
    Lots of requesting us to press
    What are they shouting at Morrison? Oh I thought they were saying "Waghorn"
    Flinging slime about and singing a song about slime (slime is a thing these days, for those without young kids)
    Derby are diving cheats
    Aaaand... time for bed
     
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    All so true

    :hehe:
     
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    Wait a few years and you'll be watching the game on your super, duper 50" all mod cons TV and he'll be watching it on his naffing phone!
     
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    Slime comes out of my nose
     
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    Tell him one from Cwmbran..
     
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    That'll be your brain
     
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