Followed this advice:
Open the 'Default' folder in the 'Sounds' folder, and then delete the following wav file:
Then go into the 'Events' folder, and open the 'Match Sounds' file in notepad; and then delete the command strings:
-- SOUND_LIGHT_ANTICIPATION, "FM_crowd_european", 0, 4, 2, 0
-- SOUND_LIGHT_ANTICIPATION_OPPOSITION, "FM_crowd_european", 0, 4, 2, 0
If you do it correctly, that should remove the sound from your game.
Unfortunately, the problem still rears its head occasionally, which is perplexing. Am I missing something? Is there something else I must