Where were you ?

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Where were you ?

Postby NottinghamWhite » 18 Jul 2020, 10:16

For the second time only since lockdown we invited the eldest & her husband over for drinks in the garden. They arrived about 17:40 & I had the TV on in the lounge. After checking the score found that Huddersfield had gone a goal up but like everyone else I’m sure thought the lead wouldn’t last long. Sure enough just before halftime O’Shea equalised for the Baggies. Just a matter of time we thought once the second half starts before West Brom grab the winner. With 15 minutes to go I started to believe made my excuses & headed got the lounge. Those last 15 minutes I sat waiting for a winner from the away side but it was Town who were finishing the stronger. I sat glued to what was going on thinking surely they can’t get a winner

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By this time Sarah was sat in the kitchen watching the game unfold. Then it happened Smith-Rowe grabbed the winner. Absolute bedlam followed as it sunk in we were back in the Premiership after 16 years. A few tears came but this time after all the recent tragedy these were tears of joy.

I’ve never lost the faith in the club i first saw live back in 1967. Why during the League 1 years I saw us 112 times as I felt the club needed my support. During the last 16 years I’ll never forget Tranmere away at the start of the-15 season, the fans were so united that day it was us versus every bugger. Old Trafford beating Scum in their own backyard. Bristol Rovers & the victory that got us promoted. Last night though was the icing on the cake.

Premiership here we come lock up your daughters, Dirty Leeds are back.

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Re: Where were you ?

Postby Mr Russell » 18 Jul 2020, 10:22

Fast asleep but woke at 5am, checked my phone and had a message from a mate saying congratulations, back in the big league! Smiled and went back to bed as Leeds songs filled my head 8-)
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Re: Where were you ?

Postby MOT1919 » 19 Jul 2020, 09:29

Was at a family dinner (the lockdown ended here about a month ago) in a restaurant, trying to keep my mind off the score and trying not to check it constantly. 1-0 and I was sure WBA come back and sure enough at 1-1 they did and then I thought not to check the score until I knew the match was over, but sure enough I checked it in the 89th minute with Huddersfield up 2-1 and then there was 7-8 minutes of staring at the phone making sure it FT and it was over.

The family wasn't very happy, I was very happy.
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Re: Where were you ?

Postby Davycc » 19 Jul 2020, 09:53

Got back from the pub just in time to see the winning goal so watched it a few times with a glass of red.
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Re: Where were you ?

Postby ChilwellWhite » 20 Jul 2020, 07:18

My wife was cooking dinner and I remembered that the West Brom game was on so with around 15 minutes left I put the game on. At the end of the game I was leaping around, not recommended at my age ;) and somehow ended up on the front lawn yelling out things which at the time made sense :lol: 16 years and we are back at the top table of English football. I can’t believe I doubted the appointment of Marcelo at the start please accept my sincere apologies everyone.
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