Ryszard Grobelny, mayor of Poznan has defended the Irish chorus after Keane told them to quit singing You’ll Never Beat the Irish, following the Green Army’s 4-0 thrashing by Spain last Thursday. But Mr Grobelny said the tournament would not be the same without the Irish contingent and said: "There is no way they should stop singing - they wouldn’t be Irish if they did.
“I must say the Irish fans are magnificent and the residents really appreciate the atmosphere they have created. They are the best group I have ever seen.”
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