Hooliganism

WATCH: Chelsea Fans 'Made Nazi Salutes' During Paris Rampage (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Sport

Chelsea fans reportedly made "Nazi gestures" during a violent rampage through Paris ahead of the club's Champions League quarter-final first leg. F...

One Law to Rule Them All: Why Is Russia's 'Hooliganism' Law so Controversial?

Robert J Lee | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Robert J Lee

As far as I can tell the only solution to the current state of the law would be if politicians in Russia could more clearly define the range of crimes that fall under the "hooliganism" label so that visitors would have a more clear idea of what would constitute an infringement.

History of Football Violence - Is it Still a Problem?

Tim Hearn | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tim Hearn

Football hooliganism refers to unruly, violent, and destructive behaviour by overzealous supporters of football clubs, including brawling, vandalism and intimidation. Unfortunately, over the past few months we have seen more and more incidents of this nature in Britain...

Football Supporters Face Prosecution For 'Online Hooliganism'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Sport

Football supporters who abuse players or fellow fans online have been warned they could face prosecution, as a new policy for tackling "online hooliga...

Football Players Assaulted In Showers By Fans After Cup Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Sport

Losing a Cup match often leads to grumbling from the stands and players can expect some verbal abuse or 'banter' as it's often referred to these days....

Football Arrests Down 'By 24%', Would You Take Your Children To A Game? (POLL)

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Sport

The Home Office has announced the number of arrests at football matches involving teams from England and Wales has dropped by nearly a quarter. Arr...

Website For Moscow Court Which Convicted Pussy Riot 'Hacked By Anonymous'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2012 | UK

The website of the Moscow court that convicted members of punk band Pussy Riot for singing an anti-Putin song in a cathedral was hacked on Tuesday. ...

Russian And Polish Fans In Euro 2012 Street Clashes

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

Police with dogs and riot gear have taken to the streets of Warsaw in the wake of rioting between Russian and Polish fans ahead of their Euro 2012 tie...

When It's Right to Punish Football Clubs for Their Fans' Behaviour

Matthew Handley | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Handley

On Friday, the Egyptian football team al-Masry were suspended from competition for two seasons. The ban was the national football authority's response to the explosive riots in which 74 people lost their lives following the side's February match against Cairo rivals al-Ahly.

Proud and Prejudiced: The Jihadist and the Hooligan

Marc Hawker | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
Marc Hawker

I've just fallen in love with England again. I never thought it would happen, but after filming two dangerous and notorious men from Luton over the past year, I'm glad I live here. The two men are Tommy Robinson - the founder and leader of the English Defence League - and Sayful Islam - leader of a group of fundamentalist Muslims. Both are Luton born and bred. Tommy is the manager of a local tanning shop; Sayful was a tax inspector before he gave it up to bring Islam to the streets of Britain.