A quid-a- ticket discount for a hugely restricted view is indeed a gesture, but not a positive or welcoming one.
There is no greater opportunity and appetite for schadenfreude than in the cauldron of sporting passion. So, when my beloved Brentford took on Birmingham City earlier this week, the stage was set.
Questions remain despite robust reply
All that is needed, for bad, potentially dangerous practices to prevail, is for the rest of us to do nothing. We should be circumspect to apportion blame, but most willing to ask awkward questions
The beautiful game has fallen out of love with bookies. But will it be a "hard" or "soft" divorce?
Sometimes fans fail to get the difference between being beaten and not competing
The jury must still be out on the ambitious plan to create a 5 league 100 club footballing structure.
The fixture pile-up is bad for players, clubs, fans and most surprisingly of all, TV companies too.
Too many claims of bad decision making and endemic haranguing of referees - something has to stop the beautiful game being just a little ugly.