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Hammers in bottom spot on decibel levels

crowsdJose Mourinho reckons he feels as if Chelsea had been “playing in an empty stadium” this season such is the quietness of the crowd inside Stamford Bridge.He could easily be joined by Sam Allardyce after the findings of sound recordings taken every sixty seconds at Premier League grounds taken and published in the Daily Star.For despite them having a crowd bigger than five other clubs, the Hammers come out in joint bottom place as far as decibel levels are concerned.

Here are the findings:

Manchester United v Crystal Palace, Old Trafford (Attendance 75,325)
Decibel level (out of 120) 84Southampton v Leicester (31,297)
Decibel level 78Sunderland v Everton (43,476)
Decibel Level 78

Tottenham v Stoke (35,699)
Decibel Level 78

West Brom v Newcastle (26,476)
Decibel Level 78

Liverpool v Chelsea (44,698)
Decibel Level 77

Swansea v Arsenal (20,812)
Decibel Level 76

QPR v Man City (18,005)
Decibel Level 76

Burnley v Hull (16,998)
Decibel Level 74

West Ham v Aston Villa (34,857)
Decibel Level 74


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Hugh Southon is a lifelong Iron and the founding editor of ClaretandHugh. He is a national newspaper journalist of many years experience and was Bobby Moore's 'ghost' writer during the great man's lifetime. He describes ClaretandHugh as "the Hammers daily newspaper!" Follow on Twitter @hughsouthon

One comment on “Hammers in bottom spot on decibel levels

  1. Sadly I have to say I’m not surprised. For a large portion of the game against Villa the West Ham crowd were quiet and at one point the away crowd sang “is this a library?” to us. Having said that, the noise level in the last 5/10 minutes was incredible.

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