Because young fans are the future of the game, Barclays are giving away thousands of Barclays Premier League tickets and customer-only experiences to help them start their love affair with football. Barclays ambassador and ex-England captain Alan Shearer reminisces about the first game he ever attended before surprising one lucky Newcastle United fan, take a look.
Find out how you can win football tickets, have the Barclays Premier League trophy visit your school or even be a matchday mascot by visiting barclays.com/spiritofthegame or search: Barclays Spirit of the Game
We staged the Barclays #YouAreFootball Experiment to find out exactly what happens to fans' hearts on matchdays.
Superfans and Barclays Premier League legends were wired up to heart rate monitors to chart their emotional journeys on the biggest weekend of the season so far. The experiment took place at the Emirates Stadium, Anfield, Barclays Premier League Live in Johannesburg and world-famous fan pubs in London, Manchester and Liverpool.
Here's what happened when Robert Pires, John Aldridge, Shaun Goater, Gary Mabbutt and our superfans were monitored across an exhilarating weekend of Barclays Premier League football.