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Frustrated football fans may get musical 'after-party'

Thursday 05 April 2012

Ajax football fans may be treated to a match 'after-party' complete with music and performers at the club's Arena stadium, if Amsterdam's mayor Eberhard van der Laan has his way.

The mayor thinks a 30-minute cooling down period after the game will allow fans to get rid of their aggression and calm down. He is to discuss the plan with club officials, the police and Arena staff, the Telegraaf reports.

Van de Laan hopes the music will stop fans taking out their frustrations on their surroundings and so reduce hooliganism, the paper says.

© DutchNews.nl


Readers' Comments

It's pretty sad the media portray all Ajax fans as hooligans.Only a handfull of fans are hooligans the vast majority of us go to enjoy the game.

By jason buttle | 5 April 2012 11:15 AM

Interesting possible solution from Van de Laan, hope it works!

By Bill | 5 April 2012 11:25 AM

This is simply appeasement. How pathetic! Good behaviour is to be expected of everyone, otherwise football matches should be either banned, or played without fans present.

By John T. | 5 April 2012 7:22 PM

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