Nine things you only have to put up with if you're dating a Sheffield Wednesday fan

Some say football is a matter of life and death, but for Sheffield Wednesday fans it can often feel like a lot more than that.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 10:17 am
Updated Friday, 30th November 2018, 10:20 am
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Here's nine things that you have to put up with, understand or avoid if you're dating a Sheffield Wednesday fan.

It's the match every fan looks for on the new fixture list, they're nervous before it and the result will determine their mood for days after it...
It's unforgivable really - there's two clubs in Sheffield and you don't have to know much about football to get it right!
Reach is basically running his own goal of the season competition this year... and they just get better every time you watch them.

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Two Scottish midfield maestros play in Sheffield but there's only one right answer to 'Bannan v Fleck' if you live with a Wednesdayite...
You'll have to own something blue and white in your wardrobe... and red is absolutely banned, especially if it's match day.
You know who they are, where they live and that they're to be despised and laughed at whenever possible.
Whether its your kids or your pets, there will always be a debate over whether it's acceptable to name them Waddle, Roland or Paolo...
If you get dragged along to a game at Hillsborough, you know you've got to be prepared to bounce...
It'll crop up in Facebook comments, Instagram captions and tweets of your other half and you just have to go along with it!