Some supporters were thrilled, some were bored and one is preparing to take a lot of long walks over the next few weeks

While I understand the financial ramifications of not returning, football behind closed doors holds very little appeal to me. I follow West Ham home and away – my first game at Upton Park was 50 years ago with my dad – and not being able to see them play in the flesh means the return is a turn-off for me. I won’t be watching. It would be far too frustrating, not being able to share the emotion and stress with friends I travel with who have the same passion and attachment as me. I’ll be taking some long walks when West Ham are on TV – with no access to social media! Neil Thorogood, 55

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