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.
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 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.
Galatasaray Istanbul, Turkey. Galatasaray is one of the most famous Turkish hooligans. Their matches against their city opponent Fenerbahce are among the worst football hooligans in the Football world. Two years ago, the Galatasaray hooligans attacked the players of the opponent team.
Football hooliganism or soccer hooliganism constitutes violent or belligerent behaviour perpetrated by spectators at association football events. Football hooliganism normally involves conflict between gangs , in English known as football firms (derived from the British slang for a criminal gang), formed to intimidate and attack supporters of other teams.
Soccer is a unique sport for a variety of different reasons. From being the most followed game in the world to hosting some of the largest sporting events of all time, there are a lot of reasons that soccer stands out amongst other sports, but perhaps one of the strangest is the soccer hooligans: groups of people that are so zealous about the game that many of their escapades in history have ...
Police and British football hooligans – 1970 to 1980. Rioting Tottenham Hotspur fans tear down a section of iron railings in a bid to reach the Chelsea supporters before a Division One game at London’s Stamford Bridge ground. Date: 18/11/1978.
Football firms often have ‘firm’ within their name for example ‘West ham ICF’ the ‘Inter City Firm’ The Story Of Hooligan Britain. In a nutshell From the 1960s onwards, the UK had a reputation worldwide for football hooliganism was often dubbed the English Disease.