Does anything beat an away day?

There is something special about travelling around the country to watch your beloved team play. You get a totally different atmosphere at an away game to at your own ground as Thomas Rooney muses.

Punters that chase free betting offers will hopefully agree that the whole day is fantastic, getting up at a ridiculous time in the morning to get the coach/train or drive from one end of the country to the other.

There are a certain brand of fans that go to away games, everyone wants to be standing up, singing and really cares about the team.

As a Norwich fan, two away games that really stand out are Colchester United back in January 2010 and Tottenham in the season just gone.

Although these games were two divisions apart, both meant just as much. The Colchester game in League One was a match that we had been looking forward to for a long time.

At the time, both sides were in with a shout of automatic promotion and after they had dumped the Canaries 7-1 on the opening day of the season, it was payback time. There was also the added spice that Norwich had taken their manager at the time, Paul Lambert. Continue reading