With many of the worlds leagues drawing to a close, we look at how supporters have been dealing with the emotion of promotion, relegation, and cup glory. Although the messages of solidarity with the Polish supporter who was killed last weekend stole many of the headlines; there was plenty happening on the pitch to react to as well. This is this week’s stories from the terraces...
Raja Casablanca supporters singing Vamos Verde in the derby against Wydad this weekend. North Africa’s supporters groups have made a name for themselves in recent years, and this video is a testament to that reputation. The Vamos Verde chant finds its origins in Latin America. Just another sign of the global influence of supporters culture.
The Ultras Hercules of IR Tanger Celebrating their promotion to the Moroccan first division with this epic choreography:
In recent weeks we have seen fans lose faith in the face of bad results. Most notably, Blackpool’s fans turned against owner Karl Oysten following their relegation. Well Burnley fans showed their unconditional support for the club as they stayed behind to applaud their team despite getting relegatedSalernitana Fans celebrated promotion to the Serie B with a take on Pharell’s “Happy”:Diego Costa joined Chelsea supporters in the stand for their match against Liverpool on the weekend. Nice to see that some players can still relate… Especially in the monument to modern football that is Stamfod Bridge
Supporters put on a real show as FC Zurich took on Basel this weekend. This match is quickly becoming a premier fixture in Swiss football. The two clubs have found a great deal success in recent years and their fans have responded, putting on an incredible display of support. Check out our doc on the Zurich Derby from earlier this year: More photos on UltrasTifo
Despite the terrible run of their team in the league this year, CSKA Sofia’s supporters never fail to impress. As they took on league leaders Ludogorets, their fans put on a massive pyro show after unveiling a banner lamenting the corruption in Bulgarian football. More photos on UltrasTifo
Zenit Saint Petersburg celebrated their third league title in as many years this weekend against Rostov. Here is the impressive choreography that the fans dedicated to their triumphant club: