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Keep Muzak Out Of Soccer Grounds

  • Guardian, Wednesday, September 24, 2008 1:30 PM
"Some clubs... persist in the belief that you can fill an atmospheric void with muzak, giant foam hands, comedy hats and the infernal clack-clack of those damned rubber clappers. The self-proclaimed 'best league in the world', which prides itself on the authenticity of its unique matchday 'event,' is prepared to cheat, to give the level of crowd participation a helping hand if it does not come up to scratch." Rob Bagchi laments the encroachment of U.S.-style crowd incitement into English soccer stadiums.

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