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27th Mar 2015

England international marred by crap trumpets

Brassed off...

Nooruddean Choudry

England’s vital European Championship qualifier against Lithuania was marred by shameful fans displaying the worst kind of anti-social behaviour.

In scenes and sounds that many had hoped were a thing of the past, a small minority of England supporters ruined the spectacle for thousands in the ground and many millions watching at home by blowing on their own instruments.

It was a throwback to the dark days of the last England international when the noisy mob smuggled a brass section into the ground and proceeded to play the only three songs they knew on a continuous loop. Again and again and again.

Police have urged the public not to approach anyone holding a shiny metal object or large drum for fear that they may start playing the Escape to Victory theme at them.