The Eagles Monday Night Football loss to the Commanders hasn’t dimmed Delaware County fan Allison Cawley one bit. She may be disappointed (she’s not alone) but that won’t stop her from enjoying the Birds — good times and bad — in her Eagles fan cave in her Delaware County basement, writes Dave Uram for KYW Newsradio.
The 36-year-old has everything from Eagles-signed memorabilia to furniture.
The Eagle’s fight song lyrics are stenciled onto the steps.
There’s a mini bar with a drawing of the Lombardi Trophy held together with the words of Merrill Reese’s final call of Super Bowl LII.
The room is bathed in green light, full of mini helmets and framed pictures of Cawley with Eagles alumni or current players.
The Eagle brand is everywhere.
There’s even a pair of seats from the former Veterans Stadium.
Cawley’s Eagles fan-aticism started young.
“I was four, running around not knowing anything. But on Sundays, we all came together and watched the Eagles game,” said Cawley.
Today, Cawley, an executive assistant at a capital investment firm. The in-home shrine to Phila.’s gridiron greats is supplementary to her usual viewing spot; she holds season tickets at the Linc for home games, in section 216.
The fan cave surfaced after Cawley bought a house in 2019 and found the entire finished basement at her disposal.
Cawley decorated nearly the entire room on her own, with occasional help from her mom.
“It’s a labor of love,” Cawley said.
Read more about Allison Cawley’s Eagles fan cave dedicated to the Philadelphia Eagles at KYW Newsradio.
Sam Wilson from BetPARX takes a look at Allison Cawley’s fan cave from a year ago.