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Punters not punts! Hammers not hipsters!

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Class War: Punters not punts! Hammers not hipsters!

Evening Standard: West Ham fans’ fury after hipster Hackney Wick bar announces match day clampdown

“A row has erupted after a hipster bar banned West Ham fans in club colours from entering after matches.

Crate Brewery in Hackney Wick, near the club’s new home in the Olympic Park, announced new rules after rowdy fans apparently jumped into the canal outside the bar.

Hammers fans on match days have descended on the area, filled with hipster bars and arts venues, after the club moved from Upton Park three miles away this season. But new rules handed to supporters said that those in team colours would be banned from entering the bar after games. The notice added that chanting in the brewery was also forbidden…” [full article here if you like]