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Dance of the knights

Post  Kipper on 2017-12-05, 1:21 pm

Dear Roker Report,
I have for the last few years wanted to write to someone to just let off some steam regarding our absolutely terrible home form.
I know that I probably sound ridiculous, or you may think that I have hit the bottle early, but I do have this thought which keeps hitting me, and again on Saturday at five to three.
After travelling up from Carmarthen to watch the game against Reading we arrived full of excitement and expectation - then it happened as it has happened for at least the last three years.
Every time we arrive the feeling is great, but just before the players come out and the Dance of the Knights is played.
I feel my mood change from excitement to fear and I begin to feel nervous about what is going to unfold.
I felt it again this week.
I know that when I hear this song being played I automatically start feeling like this, it never happens when I go to games at other grounds. It's as though I have associated this music with feelings of disappointment and a fear of being let down again.
If I feel this, there must be many others that feel it too. Can you imagine what the players feel every time they hear it, waiting in the tunnel before taking the field wondering what reception awaits them.
Will they feel as bad as they did at the end of the game as they did the last time they heard it?
Change the tune please.
I think Rock around the clock would be good, as Chris wants us to be rocking and rolling, or the good old Scottish soldier would do it. Whatever - JUST CHANGE THE TUNE!

I couldn't agree more - the tune just breed nervousness now. Time for a change to something more uplifting to put a bit of fight in the players.
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Post  sunderpitt on 2017-12-05, 1:50 pm

Hmm  not is not too bad.. could change it and the awful home strip... anything to get out of the rut we are in.

One piece of music we have not heard for a while is the old song played at the end when we win...
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Post  vinkel on 2017-12-05, 2:42 pm

couldnt agree more, really depressing piece of music. needs binning.

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Post  cyprussyd on 2017-12-05, 3:28 pm

Dance of The Knights being belted out full volume was the cue to stand, get excited and welcome the team onto the pitch, all of that became ineffective long ago.

Poor build up music, tired looking pink seats and half empty stadium now send out a message of tired, old, failure.

Crowds will only return with wins
Cant afford the new seats
Only thing left is music

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Post  gil t azell on 2017-12-05, 3:59 pm

Wise men say. The whole south stand and hopefully the rest of the stadium singing that would, in my opinion, give our players a big lift and scre the opposition with the passion displayed.
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Post  Mackemneil on 2017-12-05, 10:33 pm

I would start with something completely new and uplifting, maybe ask the younger players to come up with something that lifts them and excites the crowd.

By the way, I still don't like the strip!

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