Biggest soaking you've had at the football?

Diego Forlan

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Yesterday was wild pre and post match, although I'm lucky enough I now sit in the club deck so avoided it on the most part during the game. Worst of it was some dick going through a massive puddle at the motorway junctions next to Pollock park at speed on purpose.

I remember El hadji dioufs first game (where he got done by Ian Black) midweek 2011 season and it was a complete wash out. Was sitting in the enclosure and the stewards were allowing anyone who was daft enough to still be there after 70mins to stand against the back wall to shelter!
 

TN8

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Walter's first game back after PLG, January 2007 v Dundee Utd.

I was in my old seat in the Govan Front and the heavens just opened. Was wearing a wee flimsy jacket with a t-shirt and jumper under it, and all 3 layers were fucking soaking.
 

jaws73

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Aberdeen 0 Rangers 0 played on a swimming pool during torrential rain and I wasn't under cover.

I got soaked walking to and from the game yesterday but it was nothing in comparison to the game above. I can't remember the year but I am sure there will be someone out there that can enlighten me.
 

sregnar

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Yesterday. Walk from Ibrox back to the car near the grapes had me soaked threw.

Dundee Utd away when the game got postponed at half time was bad as well.
 

Barker96

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Yesterday on my way back home from the match I witnessed a large tree fall down due to nothing other than the sheer rainfall.

Never known anything like it before.
 

mulguy1953

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Midweek game at the old tynecastle absolutely pissed it down no cover on terraces my bovril turned into water in about 20 secs
That was the first game that came to my mind suede shoes on jacket that wasn't waterproof, dry when we left Glasgow Tsunami when we get to Edinburgh, definitely the wettest I've ever been at a match.
 

BODiE

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Game against Dundee Utd at Ibrox, Barry Robson scored a last minute free kick I think, I couldn't get any more wet even if I jumped in the clyde
 

Laidlaw Loyal

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I got in a 'disagreement' with a fellow fan* away at Dunfermline in 2004 and the big galoot dunked his juice all over me. Other than that Shelbourne away was soaking.

*If you're on here, you were right and Alan Hutton is/was not 'shite'.
 

ibroxbound

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Yesterday. Walk from Ibrox back to the car near the grapes had me soaked threw.

Dundee Utd away when the game got postponed at half time was bad as well.
I was at my Granddaughters christening that day in the Neptune.Managed to sneak away with my two lads and walk down to the Kensington for the second half...Drookit.:D
Being of a certain era,soakings were a regular occurrence due to the lack of covered terracing.
 

OohAhHuistra

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Dundee United away when the game got called off at half time was horrendous still don’t know how it went ahead
 

Arminius

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Midweek game at the old tynecastle absolutely pissed it down no cover on terraces my bovril turned into water in about 20 secs, the marseille 2.2 CL game or the 4.4 rangers v celtic at ibrox i was drenched
Yes to all of those. Haha.

Also remember a horrific game a t Dens, perhaps a cup tie v Forfar?, where it blew freezing rain straight into my face for 90 minutes.

Horrendous experience. :D
 

Ubik

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sheep cup game at ibrox last season was a right shitty night on and off the pitch.
 

jimbear

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Six years ago I went to a first round Scottish Cup tie between Culter Juniors and Berwick Rangers. The rain came on just as I reached the ground and it was torrential for the entire game. There is no cover at this ground and I stood behind one of the goals for the game's duration. I then had to walk down the road in the torrent after it to get the bus. I was literally squelching by the time I got there. I would never watch a game in such circumstances again.
 

ao2

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Osasuna in 1985 at Ibrox in the UEFA Cup was the biggest soaking. If it had been a league game there's no way it would have gone ahead:


The worst I've ever felt though was a game v Dundee Utd in 1989. The rain turned to sleet and it was blowing a gale. On the bus back home I couldn't stop shaking and no matter how high the heating was I couldn't warm up. Ended up with a heavy cold and a few days off work lol.

 
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ItsInTheNet

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Sporting Lisbon at Ibrox in 1971 sticks out in my mind as to the biggest soaking I've had going to, during and returning from a game. Still recall getting on the ferry to Kelvinhaugh and everyone trying to get under the wee covering. I was too wet to be bothered trying.
 

trueblueally

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Bheasts SC semi 1992 (Was in north enclosure)
Killie 1994
Livorno 2006
Auxerre 2006

All severe drenchings but probably in the order above for me
 
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