A football fan from Blackrock has set up a Facebook fan page on Trapattoni.com for the famed ‘Green Army’ to post pictures and videos of supporters at home and abroad
“I had planned to go to Poland but in the end I just couldn’t make it so I thought this would be a great way to experience the match atmosphere via fan pics,” said Jason.
“I remember Italia 90 and I see alot of pictures online of people decorating their houses and cars with green, white and gold so I just wanted to create an online place where the whole country can share the atmosphere together.
“The page has attracted almost 300 fans in just a few days so is likely to rise as we get closer to kick off next weekend. According to the stats, most of the fans are aged between 13 and 17 so it seems a younger generation of fans are joining the Green Army. The aim is to attract thousands of new fans over the next seven days through the use of social media...”