The are ultra supporter groups in Europe that are feared and hurt the game, in the United States fans are gathering for MLS clubs, waving flags, throwing smoke bombs, and wearing a teams colors in support and imitation.
Down in Houston, there were nearly 30,000 fans wearing the orange of their club in the semi-final of the MLS playoffs, and across the MLS landscape more fan groups are rising up. These groups might be more based on fan collectives from Mexican professional soccer than Europe, but either either, it’s another sign that the MLS is becoming a strong league in the Uniteds States.
Inferno – FC Dallas
U-Sector and the Red Patch Boys – FC Toronto
Los Hooligans Del Tablon – Chivas USA
Midnight Riders – New England
Empire Supporters Club and Kearny Army – Red Bulls
La Barra Brava, La Norte, and the Screaming Eagles – DC United
La Turbina Del Amarilla and the V-Army – Columbus Crew
Section 8 Chicago – Chicago Fire
The Loyalists – Real Salt Lake
Sources: MLS Fan blog
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