Great comments, Blue. I'm a bit younger than you but I know exactly what you mean.
"You young ones don’t know how lucky you are" the very same that I keep saying to my 16 year old son. I tell him constantly about away trips to York, Lincoln, Wycombe, etc. and where we used to be just to keep his feet firmly on terra firma - we don't want them to get like some of those Reds (not all I may add) , do we?