In 2009, hooligans participated in a riot at a Football League Cup match between West Ham United and Millwall. The clash was pre-planned and announced on Internet message boards – and one man received multiple stab wounds, bystanders received multiple injuries, and the pitch was intruded on several times in the game.
The Polish hooligans are sometimes regarded as the worst football hooligans in the world and sometimes making friendly alliances. The battle of Wroclaw allied with Gdansk and Wisla Cracow against Gdynia, Poznan and Cracowia Cracow in 2003 that turned out to be one of the biggest hooligan fights in history. 229 rougher got arrested and one was killed.
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Croatia. Football hooliganism in Croatia has seen riots over inter-ethnic resentments and the politics that were reignited by the breakup of the Yugoslav federation in the 1990s. Two of the best known hooligan firms are Torcida ( Hajduk Split) and Bad Blue Boys ( Dinamo Zagreb ).
Glasgow Scotland's two biggest clubs, Celtic FC and Glasgow Rangers FC, effectively known as the Old Firm, are the most violent sets of fans in all of Scotland. Anyone that has been to an Old Firm...
Greenock Morton – Morton Soccer Crew, Morton Youth. Heart of Midlothian – Casual Soccer Firm, Gorgie Boot Boys, Gorgie Aggro, Shed Boys, Hearts Service Crew. Hibernian – Capital City Service, Blackleys Baby Crew, The Family, Hibs Baby Crew, Inter City Fleet. Inverness Caledonian Thistle – North Stand Boys.
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In England, football hooliganism has been a major talking point since the 1970s. In the 1980s it reached new levels of hysteria, with the Prime Minister wading into a debate over Identity Cards for fans, and Ken Bates calling for electrified fences to pen in the “animals”.
The hooligan firm of infamous English football club Millwall, the Bushwackers take their (misspelled) name from the American Civil War ambushers, and no one would want to be attacked by these nasty Brits. They even had an improvised weapon named in their honor – the Millwall Brick, made of a newspaper and used to bash up rival fans.
The Bushwackers are the most famous of their hooligan and thug supporter groups. The group, usually consisting of anywhere from 200-250 at a time, are by far the most fanatical supporters of the...