Introduction: The Baggies supporters celebrate goals by bouncing up and down and chanting “Boing Boing”. This dates back to the 1992–93 season, when the team was promoted from the Second Division.
Apparently boinging’s only really effective when stood on the terraces: in these days of all seaters it loses some of its impact.
Once upon a time the tea-ladies complained that every time a goal was scored, and the Brummie started boinging, the vibrations were transmitted through the concrete to the tea-bar and everything boinged about inside. The club were so concerned about this that they called in experts from Birmingham University to measure the effect of these sympathetic vibrations on the safety of the stand.
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins
Home kit: small mixing bowl and a grill
Away kit: 2-4 plates
- 50g mature cheddar cheese, grated
- 2 baguettes
- 1 tin of tuna, drained
- 4 tbsp. mayonnaise
- A sprinkling of Worcestershire Sauce
- Salt and pepper
Method: Preheat the grill to a medium heat
Cut the baguettes in half and toast the crusty sides. While that is toasting drain the brine from the tuna and tip into the bowl. Mash in the mayonnaise, salt and pepper with a fork.
When the baggie is crunchy remove from the grill and spread on the tuna mix. Get as close to the edge as you can to protect the bread from the second toasting it’s about to get. Sprinkle on the cheese and Worcestershire sauce and put back under the grill until the cheese turns golden and bubbly.
Full time results
Stick them on the plates and serve. With salad if you must.
Clearly this would be better made with frog’s legs but this is not to the British palate I suspect.