Writer: Jorge's Jottings
Date:Friday March 30 2007
Walsall fanzine Small Town in Poland, wrote of the amusement at the banners on show in the Fraser Eagle stadium on our visit there. If you want to purchase the fanzine with the photo's on line visit the link in the STIP forum here on vital football.
He's an extract on the Stanley Ultra's
I went to watch AC Milan last season, they were at home to Roma. It was, without doubt, the best atmosphere at a football match I`ve ever been too… It was hostile, initimidating, noisy and generally everything that would leave a football fan in awe. Compared to Old Trafford,
Nou Camp, Highbury, Stamford Bridge, it left them trailing miles behind.
Why? The fans… More specifically, the Ultra`s as they known. The real hardcore fans…
Hearing fire-crackers go off inside an enclosed stadium nearly made me shat myself at first,seriously. My mate and I looked at each other and it took a couple of seconds before we realised what it was… The Roma Ultra`s were throwing flares from the 3rd tier, setting off fire-crackers and acting like a group of madman. We`d encountered them earlier on the underground in Rome, where about 200 of them were being given a police escort, scarves across their face etc. They looked crazy.
Anyway, why am I talking about this? Because when I saw these Stanley Ultra's I nearly wet myself with laughter… Forget the Rome Ultra`s, forget the Milan Ultra`s, forget the fascist groups
of football fans that dominate and terrorize Seria A, the only ultra fans the world need worry about are the Accrington Stanley Ultra`s. Yes, that`s right, the Stanley Ultra`s are here to terrorize the world, with their walking sticks, zimmer frames and Cheese & Onion cobs.
Date:Friday March 30 2007
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