From the February 1974 magazine.

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Win, Lose, or Draw

Drunken fans at soccer matches are worrying Soviet sports officials. One man was killed during a recent brawl in a Kiev stadium, and there have been numerous serious injuries, according to Sovietsky Sport newspaper.

Many fans enter stadiums already drunk and carry more vodka in mineral-water bottles to try to fool police, the report said. "They drink to all the victories and losses of their teams, they drink to each goal, they drink two or three to a bottle."

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