Supporter protests are nothing new in football with Charlton fans efforts on Sunday just the latest in a growing list. Tyler Ennis Sabres Jersey . Charlton fans held a mock funeral prior to kick-off and then threw beach balls onto the pitch during the match, temporarily suspending the teams clash with Middlesbrough to show their displeasure with the clubs ownership.Over the years, supporters of numerous clubs across Europe have used protests to try to get their views heard, with the manner of those demonstrations as varied as the issues driving them… Walkout on 77Perhaps the most discussed demonstration this season, and which also looks to have made the biggest impact, came in February as approximately 10,000 Liverpool fans walked out after 77 minutes of their home game with Sunderland in protest against the clubs proposed ticket prices for the 2016/17 campaign - the highest of which was £77. Liverpool fans walk out after 77 minutes against Sunderland Enough is enough was the chant from the crowd as the stadium emptied with the scale of the protest shocking Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) into action. Within four days FSG had apologised to the supporters and announced that their previous ticket pricing structure had been scrapped with ticket prices frozen for the next two seasons.Other Premier League clubs have followed suit, some even cutting ticket prices, and earlier in March, the Premier League announced the price of away tickets at all grounds will be capped at £30 for the next three seasons.Green and goldAnother well-publicised protest in the north west came at Manchester United with their fans campaigning against owners, the Glazer family. David Beckham wears a green and gold scarf after Champions League tie at Old Trafford During the 2009/10 season, Manchester United fans opted for a colourful way to show their discontent, taking on the green and gold colours of Newton Heath; the name the club was originally founded under.The campaign received further backing after David Beckham, on loan at AC Milan at the time, draped a green and gold scarf around his neck as he left the pitch after a Champions League tie at Old Trafford.Blackpool sit-inBlackpool took a more direct approach at the end of the 2014/15 campaign as they protested against owner Karl Oyston. Blackpool fans hold sit-down protest After a series of demonstrations in the preceding weeks, things reached a head on the final day of the season as hundreds of fans invaded the pitch early in the second half and staged a sit in.Oyston out banners were held aloft, flares were set off and after stewards were unable to remove the supporters from the pitch, the game was abandoned.Unexpected pitch invaderOne of the more bizarre protests came at Ewood Park in the form of a chicken as Blackburn fans railed against the clubs owners, the Venkys. A Chicken is put on the pitch by Blackburn fans in protest of the Venkeys ownership of the club Supporters, disillusioned by the clubs financial problems and impending relegation from the Premier League in 2012, released a live chicken onto the pitch during a match against Wigan with Latics goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi having to usher it from the field.With Venkys still in charge, the protest was repeated ahead of a derby match with Burnley in 2014.Lazio fans cause a stinkOf course, it is not just in England that such protests occur and in Italy, Lazios ultras are never shy in making their feelings known. Charlton fans stage mock funeral Addicks supporters stage mock funeral before Championship clash with Middlebrough In December 2015 they found a novel way to express they displeasure after seeing their side go two months without a win in Serie A in the form of manure, with 10 bags of it delivered to the clubs training ground.New balls, please!Finally, to Germany and Borussia Dortmund. The German model has been the subject of much praise in recent years with affordable prices seen as key to the fantastic atmosphere at stadiums throughout the Bundesliga. Both sets of players clear tennis balls from the pitch at the Mercedes-Benz Arena However, in February, Dortmund fans boycotted the first 20 minutes of their sides German Cup victory at Stuttgart and then threw a volley of tennis balls onto the pitch in protest against high ticket prices for the match - with a quarter of the away tickets costing 70 euros (£55). Football Supporters Federation Chairman Malcolm Clarke discusses protests at Arsenal, Liverpool and Charlton. Also See: Charlton call on fans Klopp praises ticket U-turn Tyler Ennis Jersey . I cant pinpoint a date, but I do remember a player from my youth. Brian Downing was with the Chicago White Sox at a time when I listened to every game I possibly could on the radio. That particular season the late great Harry Caray was calling the White Sox games. 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His right field arm can best be described as cannon-like. The natural attributes are so apparent. So too, however, are the gaffes. Sierras baserunning, to be diplomatic, leaves something to be desired. He gets caught wandering. There was one occasion, last weekend, when it appeared he had lost track of the number of outs in the inning while at third base. That cannon-like arm, while powerful, isnt always accurate. Cutoff men get missed. A throw ends up in the seats. On occasion, hes taken strange routes to fly balls which fall as a result. It all lends itself to the feeling that youre on a wild adventure with Sierra. A good thing will happen at some turns and bad things will happen at others. It will never be boring, quite the opposite, and the result is always unpredictable. "A work in progress," said one Blue Jays executive. The Jays have a decision to make on Sierra. Hes out of options, which means the club cannot demote him to the minor leagues next season without first exposing him to irrevocable waivers. Again, with that natural talent, Sierra would likely be claimed. Maybe hes trade bait, a guy who could be made part of a package deal to acquire a player who would address one of the Jays many needs. He does not appear to be, at this time, a suitable replacement in right field should general manager Alex Anthopoulos stun the fan base and ship Jose Bautista out of town. Still, Sierra believes hes ready to be a full-time major leaguer. "I feel comfortable right now," he said. "When I came up, the first couple of at bats I didnt feel comfortable but Ive worked in the cage with the hitting coach and now I feel better." Prior to Edwin Encarnacions season-ending wrist injury, Sierra was working with the star hitter on his swing and on pitch recognition. Unlike Encarnacions work with Brett Lawrie, which featured a lot of video, Sierra spent time with Encarnacion in the cage and, simply, just talking. Sierra is making adjustments as he grows more comfortable. "Hes getting in a better position to hit," said hitting coach Chad Mottola. "He gets so anxious sometimes, kind of the way he plays the game hitting, it gets him out of position to hit the fastball. But I think, in time, Eddies kind of talked about approach to certain pitchers and just experience." Manager John Gibbons has often referred to the larger stadia, the effect of the third deck, when discussing the adjustment from Triple-A to the big leagues. Alexander Mogilny Jersey. It can be a lot to absorb, the atmosphere, and add the fact Sierra isnt used to the fake grass at Rogers Centre makes for some getting used to. "I think hes played solid," said first base coach Dwayne Murphy, who also coaches the outfielders. "This is a big, huge difference between the minor leagues and big leagues. The ball travels faster, it gets out there faster and hes just making the adjustment, catching up to game speed. I think hes done very well. Hes made great catches, ran balls down." The final word goes to the hitting coach. Youve got to understand, the more we throw them out there, the more they get experience and the game teaches them just as much as we do," said Mottola. "Its one of those things. Its getting better so thats the good thing." ENCARNACION UNDERGOES SURGERY Edwin Encarnacion underwent successful surgery on his left wrist on Wednesday and will need approximately two months of recovery time. Encarnacion played in 142 games this season. With a slash line of .272/.370/.534, he enjoyed a second-straight season with an OPS above .900 (.904). Encarnacion hit 36 home runs, had 104 RBI, walked more times (82) than he struck out (62) and participated in the first All-Star Game of his career. GIBBONS CONFIDENT OF BULLPEN BOUNCEBACK Casey Janssen has reached the 30-save plateau for the first time in his career; Sergio Santos is healthy for the first time since arriving in Toronto; Steve Delabar and Brett Cecil had terrific first halves before being derailed by injury; Aaron Loup is consistent; Dustin McGowan and Neil Wagner are throwing the ball hard. Despite leading the majors in innings pitched for most of the season (now ranked third), manager John Gibbons is confident his bullpen will continue to perform to the standard it has set. "I dont see why there should be any drop off," said manager John Gibbons. "You know, it does happen a lot in baseball - its usually that odd year because when guys are really good they get used a lot, lets say this year, and that usually leads to drop off the following year and a lot of times they regroup and theyre that much better the next year. Most of thats because of the workload. Were conscious of that and I dont think theres been too much excess that should affect them next year." Cecil experienced shoulder fatigue in July and believes the nerve problem he is currently experiencing in his elbow is linked. Steve Delabar is tired, even if he wont come right out and say it. Casey Janssen has grinded through most of the year at less than 100 per cent. Its the nature of the beast. "If youre ever going to win and youre going to get through September and play in October, I mean thats a long season and youve got to figure it out," said Gibbons. "Youre not always going to be good, youre not always going to have your best stuff, whatever it is and youve got to find a way to survive. Thats what the good ones do and thats what the teams that win, their relievers, they get used a lot but theyre effective through most of the year." Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '