Here’s a lunchtime teaser for you to throw out to your workmates. Can you guess which fans are officially the loudest in the Football League? (Premier League clubs are not included, btw.) The answer may surprise you.
Click below to find outâ€¦
Who are the loudest fans in the Football League? continuedâ€¦
Drum roll pleaseâ€¦
Congratulations go toâ€¦ Colchester United, who have
triumphed in the ‘Real Football Roar’ award – The Football League’s
initiative that measured crowd noise levels at each of its 72 clubs
during the first month of the new season.
supporters held off stiff competition from Norwich City and Carlisle
United, to register the loudest crowd ‘roar’ of all 72 clubs in The
League, with a recording of 128.3 decibels taken as the players took to
the pitch for the recent Coca-Cola Championship fixture with Derby
County at Layer Road. Most impressive.
United manager, Geraint Williams, said: ‘The players always appreciate it when the fans open their lungs to
back the team and it’s great that they’ve proved they are the noisiest
around. We know how fervent the fans are and the noise they made
against Derby County certainly helped us on our way to our first win of
The top 10 loudest teams:
1 Colchester United
2 Norwich City
3 Carlisle United
4 Crewe Alexandra
5 Bristol Rovers
6 Southend United
9 Stockport County
10 Plymouth Argyle
As PR gimmicks go, that’s actually quite interesting.
[Via QPR Report]