Football clubs take a lot of criticism from fans and the press, but no one quite articulates the frustrations of supporters like Fraser Syme. In his book of Absurd Letters to British Football Clubs, Syme has written to clubs to highlight his most esoteric of concerns. He wants Arsenal to apologise for offending his son after their fans claimed anyone would be mad to support another club, and would like to know if Peterborough are interested in naming a stand after him (they are). To their credit, most of the clubs reply. Click here to read the correspondence
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