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God save the fans

Updated: September 19, 2011, 11:34 AM ET
By David Hirshey | Special to ESPN.com

You know how it's become all the rage for away teams that lay ostrich-size eggs to beg forgiveness from their psychotically committed fans who traveled 208.9 miles from, say, London to Manchester to witness an 8-2 atrocity?

First Wigan, then Arsenal resorted to the now-standard issue mea culpa: a bout of managerial self-flagellation followed by an offer of free tickets to another away bludgeoning of the didn't-they-learn-the-first-time supporters' choice.

But what about ...

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