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Colchester Uniteds fans have won the accolade of coming first in the Real Football Roar competition, a competition held by the Football league in the first month of the new season.

U's Manager Geriant 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.'

Adding,'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 season.'

Throughout the first month of the season journalists from PA Sport have been measuring noise levels at League games using sound meters provided by Cirrus Research - a leading developer and producer of noise measurement instrumentation.

Real Football Roar Top Ten

Colchester United (Coca-Cola Championship)

Norwich City (Coca-Cola Championship)

Carlisle United (Coca-Cola League 1)

Crewe Alexandra (Coca-Cola League 1)

Bristol Rovers (Coca-Cola League 2)

Southend United (Coca-Cola Championship)

Rochdale (Coca-Cola League 2)

Southampton (Coca-Cola Championship)

Stockport County (Coca-Cola League 2)

0 Plymouth Argyle (Coca-Cola Championship)

The crowd noise of 128.3 decibels made by the crowd as the players took to the pitch for the Coca-Cola Championship match between Colchester United and Derby County at Layer Road on August 26th can be compared to the following examples of typical decibel readings for various sounds:

150 Jet engine at 30m

40 Low Calibre Rifle being fired at 1m

30 Civil defence siren at 33.3m

20 Train horn at 1m

10 Chainsaw at 1m

00 Jackhammer at 2m

0 Heavy truck at 1m

0 Vacuum cleaner at 1m

Vital Colchester Thought for the Day:

We may be small in number but we are big in voice and our support is massive in passion!

Up the U's


Source: www.cu-fc.com




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The Journalist

Writer: Deeno Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday September 1 2006

Time: 1:22PM

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Well blow me down with a feather!!! Well done Colchester!
BisphamTangerine
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01/09/2006 22:55:00

IT'S THE OLDER TYPE GROUNDS THAT HAVE ALL THE ATMOSPHERE,YOUR RIGHT ON TOP OF THE PLAY , THE SMALLER COVERED STANDS HAVE GREAT ACOUSTICS WHEN IT COMES TO FOOTBALL CHANTING..........WELL DONE BUT CAN YOU KEEP IT UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
monty zumas
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02/09/2006 05:02:00

We will sure try!
ED_CUFC
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02/09/2006 09:45:00

Yeah well done, its like having an extra player to use the old cliche. Even 'monty zumas' had to shout to get his comment in :-)
APG_STFC
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03/09/2006 06:43:00

Given the size of your crowds that's pretty impressive! Well done!
sandgroanun
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03/09/2006 17:44:00

Thanks People.. We have plenty with Big Mouths!
ED_CUFC
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03/09/2006 20:18:00

Hopefully we can keep it up all season and lift the team up the table so to speak!
ColuDan
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03/09/2006 22:00:00

Well done U's from Stockport County (who came 9th). Throat lozenge anyone?
greyhound
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07/09/2006 09:23:00

 

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