Football fans experience enormous highs – and lows – but there is no ‘How to Cope’ guidebook for them. Photo: AFP
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

To beat the ‘Black Dog’, depressed players should get off the shrink’s couch, walk the talk and go fishing

Victimhood among the privileged, who earn more in a season than fans do in a lifetime, is never attractive

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Football fans experience enormous highs – and lows – but there is no ‘How to Cope’ guidebook for them. Photo: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.