vuvuzela ban

UEFA ban vuvuzelas from European competitions

September 1, 2010
By Soccernet staff
UEFA have banned the controversial vuvuzela trumpets from all European competitions, including the Champions League, Europa League and the Euro 2012 qualifiers.

The vuvuzelas were the subject of criticism during the 2010 World Cup for their monotonous droning sound and a debate has emerged over whether they should be allowed into grounds in England.

However, UEFA has now claimed that the trumpets drown out supporters and detract from the emotion of the game and have subsequently ...

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