Saturday 24 June 2017

'Wouldn't be surprised if he's being strangled by his own trumpet' - Ireland fans left annoyed by in-game music

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Gareth Bale of Wales shoots from a free kick during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 24: Gareth Bale of Wales shoots from a free kick during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and Wales at Aviva Stadium on March 24, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Will Slattery

Will Slattery

The action on the pitch hasn't been very engaging but at least the Aviva Stadium music has united supporters from both teams - but not in a good way.

The stellar atmosphere created by cheering Ireland and Wales fans has been joined by a trumpet trumpeting at regular intervals, which hasn't gone down well with those in the ground, or with the supporters watching at home.

Ireland international Paul McShane was one of many who has voiced their displeasure on social media, with most people left annoyed and confused by the unusually loud instrument in attendance.

Here is how some people are responding to Trumpetgate, Ireland's newest sporting scandal.






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