"A Soccer Hooligan in America" is an exploration of a Brit's discovery of our egalitarian America, or perhaps a discourse of American values, or just perhaps, a British hooligan's reeducation of a not-so-merry England."
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The book examines the history of football-related violence, the problems in defining the nature of football hooliganism, the data available on the extent of football hooliganism, provides a detailed review of the various theories about who hooligans are and why they behave as they do, and an analysis of policing and social policy in relation to tackling football hooliganism.
Books shelved as football-hooligan: The Crew by Dougie Brimson, Among the Thugs by Bill Buford, Top Dog by Dougie Brimson, Skagboys by Irvine Welsh, and ... Home My Books
Soccer hooliganism Books. Real Football Factories:... Dominic Utton. Buy from $4.36. 'No One Likes Us, We Don't... Garry Robson. Buy from $10.00. Football Hooligans: Knowing... Gary Armstrong.
Guvnors: The Autobiography of a Football Hooligan Gang Leader – Michael Francis with Peter Walsh; All Played Out: The Full Story of Italia ’90 – Pete Davies; Got, Not Got: The A-Z of Lost Football Culture, Treasures and Pleasures – Derek Hammond and Gary Silke
In this remarkably candid autobiography, Andy Nicholls, archetypal Scally and former Category C soccer hooligan, recounts his immersion in the hooligan culture of the late 1970s, dealing unflinchingly with the barbaric knifings for which Merseyside hooligans became notorious, the accusations of racism that have long since been levelled at Everton fans, and the 1985 Heysel Disaster.
Recent years have seen the publication of a number of books written by former football hooligans in which they describe their violent activities during the 1960s through to the 1980s when British...
Football hooliganism has been depicted in films such as ID, The Firm, Cass, The Football Factory, Green Street, Rise of the Footsoldier, AwaydaysThere are also many books about hooliganism, such as The Football Factory and Among the Thugs. Some critics argue that these media representations glamorise violence and the hooligan lifestyle.
Andy Nicholls is the author of Scally: The Shocking Confessions of a Category C Hooligan. After serving a banner order, Andy is now allowed back inside Everton's Goodison Park providing he signs a...