The Philadelphia Union supporters group, “Sons Of Ben,” are a major part of what makes the atmosphere at PPL Park so great… but club officials are asking the group to tone down the language a bit.â†µ
The SOBs have become somewhat infamous for their “You suck a$%hole” cheer every time the opposing goalie kicks the ball. While it’s great to try and find ways to bother the opposition, soccer chants are supposed to be clever and funny. “You suck a$%hole” is neither.
For what it’s worth, SOB president Bryan James is confident the group can tone the language down.â†µ
â€œIâ€™m pretty confident that the problems will be taken care of because â€¦ we get the message,â€ James said. â€œWeâ€™re trying to create an atmosphere thatâ€™s uncomfortable for the opposition and not for the home fans.â€â†µ