Football hooligans

Football hooligans

Prosecution team to deal with football violence

A TEAM of prosecutors has been appointed to deal with football violence.

Three cleared of assault after football match brawl

TWO players and a coach have been cleared of assault following a mass brawl between two teams during a football match.

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Millwall left 'shocked' as FA brings Upton Park charges

MILLWALL expressed their disbelief after being hit with three disciplinary charges by the Football Association over the crowd violence at the infamous Carling Cup match at West Ham.

Ex-football thug has no regrets for trouble on the terraces

TATTOOED arms tightly folded across his equally tattooed chest, a diamond in his tooth glinting in the sun and an adamant, steely glare.

The beautiful game has turned ugly

WHEN it comes to amateur football in the Lothians, it is clear the beautiful game can be anything but.

Hooligans on the line make for rail misery

HIBS fans have been accused of singing racist chants, hurling abuse at rail staff and urinating in a train corridor as police reveal a league table of the worst behaved travelling supporters in Scotland.

Dark days of Eighties hooliganism won't return to football – Johnson

A "hooligan minority" will not be allowed to "shame the name of football", the Home Secretary has vowed.

Hammers to punish rioters

WEST HAM have vowed to help the investigation into the shocking scenes of violence last night at Upton Park but could also face action themselves.

The 80s: A raucous era on the terraces

Disgusting toilets, cramped stadiums and casuals, the 80s left a lot to be desired for football fans . . but they loved it!

Nine in ten thugs dodge stadium ban

FOOTBALL hooligans have escaped stadium bans because sheriffs are inconsistently applying laws to stamp out violence and sectarian abuse at matches, according to police.

Court bans Hibs casual from every football ground in UK

A FOOTBALL casual who took part in organised battles with rival hooligans has been banned from every UK ground following an order by an Edinburgh court.

MP bids to head off hooligans at Border

FOOTBALL hooligans from England and Wales will be banned from Scottish matches amid fears that fans known to be violent are crossing the Border to avoid being caught by police.

Banned Hearts fan says 'I'm not a thug'

A HEARTS fan who became one of the first in Scotland to be banned from all of Britain's football grounds today denied he was a hooligan.

All-stadium ban for football fan

A FOOTBALL fan from Edinburgh has become one of the first people in Scotland to be banned from all British grounds.

Smith warns fans

RANGERS manager Walter Smith has urged fans to be on their best behaviour at today's Old Firm derby in a bid to avoid further punishment from UEFA.

Police raid homes of suspected hooligans

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy was among six suspected football hooligans arrested in a new wave of dawn raids following violent clashes before last month's Hibs-Rangers match at Easter Road.

Action replay - as Man United and Roma fans do battle for second time

HUNDREDS of football fans were caught up in violent clashes last night before Manchester United's match with AS Roma.

Italian job leaves Celtic hanging on

CELTIC were last night forced to wait for a UEFA ruling as AC Milan sought to ensure next month's Champions League clash would go ahead under normal circumstances at the San Siro.

Celtic and SFA await Italian stadia verdict

CELTIC and the Scottish Football Association were waiting today to receive the verdict on whether next month's crunch European clashes in Italy must be moved to new venues.

Officer's death sparks Italian football ban

THE Italian soccer federation has threatened to suspend games indefinitely after a police officer was killed and more than 70 people injured when fans rioted at a football match.

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