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Bayern Fans’ Incredible Display

Despite their disastrous performance on the field, Bayern Munich fans’ incredible choreographed display pre-kick-off wowed the watching global audience.

Fans Raise Game for America’s Biggest Derby

This weekend sees the MLS clash of the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders in what has become the biggest derby in American soccer. The fixture is now synonymous with spectacular fan displays from both sets of supporters but, as Shawn Wheeler of the Emerald City Supporters writes, the rivalry goes back further than many would have thought.

Tifo: Inside the Timbers Army

The independent supporters group of the Portland Timbers, known as the Timbers Army, are renowned for their passionate and enthusiastic presence at all matches. “Tifo: Inside the Timbers Army,” follows the creation and unveiling of the tifo, a visual display, when the Timbers’ battle their biggest rivals, the Seattle Sounders.

Shamrock Rovers Tifo Display in Sligo

Shamrock Rovers fans had an impressive display at the Showgrounds last weekend. The Battle of the Rovers in the FAI Cup semi-finals saw a large travelling support for the Hoops. Out west, there’s only one Roves however, with the Dublin side known as Shams in Sligo, a fact that was played up by the supporters of the Tallaght Stadium outfit. Unfortunately for them, they went down 3-0 as Sligo reached a fourth final in five years.

Swedes Told ‘No’ To Aviva March

A request by Swedish fans to march from Dublin city centre to the Aviva Stadium on Friday evening and perform a Tifo display in the grounds, has been turned down by the Gardai and FAI. Up to 6,000 Swedes are expected at the crunch World Cup encounter but the march, which has become a tradition on away trips, has been ruled out by the authorities while an in-stadium display has also been shot down.