Everton Fan Waits 30 Years to See Match Live, Only for It to Be Cancelled

BR-UK StaffFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 12, 2014

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Malaysian man @ric_wee (on Twitter) nearly fulfilled a 30-year dream to see his first live Everton match at Goodison Park, as per Metro

 

Finally, 30 years since supporting @Everton, will b watching EFC "live" for 1st time. @MyToffees pic.twitter.com/bC6mY5meT8

— RW (@ric_wee) February 12, 2014

 

Problem is, the weather didn't cooperate with his plans, as Everton's match against Crystal Palace was postponed due to inclement weather. 

 

Sadly @Everton v Palace match called off due to bad weather. Dream to watch EFC play will continue to be on hold. pic.twitter.com/N3xuMflLaX

— RW (@ric_wee) February 12, 2014

 

Not all was lost, though. Everton, in a touch of class, sought him out to make sure that his night wasn't a total loss. 

 

@stu_ithilien @ric_wee Don't worry Stu - we're already well across it. And @ric_wee has been taken to the dressing room to meet the players.

— Everton (@Everton) February 12, 2014

 

 

Roberto and Leighton share a joke with @ric_wee pic.twitter.com/mmRfSRh74V

— Helen Mayo (@efc_helenmayo) February 12, 2014

 

 

Wish to thank @Everton for the great hospitality. Really appreciate it. Also much oblige to the many Evertonians sending warm messages over

— RW (@ric_wee) February 12, 2014

 

Today @Everton just prove again that its the People's Club taking extra effort to connect with fans. Salute the people running the club.

— RW (@ric_wee) February 12, 2014