Football League clubs must stand up for the travelling fan getting a rough deal | Daniel Taylor

It is absurd that the Football League plans marathon midweek trips deliberately and it means loyal fans often face the most inconvenient journeys

Suddenly, everything became that little bit clearer when Shaun Harvey, chief executive of the Football League, started talking about “conscious scheduling decisions” and it transpired there was a reason why the people who still like to see their teams in person, the old-fashioned way, often face the most inconvenient journeys at the most inconvenient times.

Until now you, like me, might have thought it was simply bad luck when the relevant teams were assigned to those long-distance trips on Tuesday and Wednesday nights and their travelling fans were left trying to work out how to get home before birdsong.

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It is absurd that the Football League plans marathon midweek trips deliberately and it means loyal fans often face the most inconvenient journeysSuddenly, everything became that little bit clearer when Shaun Harvey, chief executive of the Football League, started talking about “conscious scheduling decisions” and it transpired there was a reason why the people who still like to see their teams in person, the old-fashioned way, often face the most inconvenient journeys at the most inconvenient times.Until now you, like me, might have thought it was simply bad luck when the relevant teams were assigned to those long-distance trips on Tuesday and Wednesday nights and their travelling fans were left trying to work out how to get home before birdsong. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2017/oct/07/football-league-supporters-chandeliers-roy-keane

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