Naughty: The Story of a Football Hooligan Gang PDF ì


Naughty: The Story of a Football Hooligan Gang [PDF / EPUB] Naughty: The Story of a Football Hooligan Gang In 1985, forty hooligan followers of Stoke City FC experienced a riotous trip to Portsmouth and the Naughty Forty was born It became one of the most notorious soccer gangs in Britain.Mark Chester was Story of Epub Ù In , forty hooligan followers of Stoke City FC experienced a riotous trip to Portsmouth and the Naughty Forty was born It became one of the most notorious soccer gangs in BritainMark Chester was a founder member of the N Already a hardened fighter, he had been expelled from school after an unsettled childhood and joined the Staffordshire Regiment, only to be discharged for misconduct Stoke City s emerging casual mob became his family Right or wrong, I was ready to be a committed football hooligan, he saysHe recounts tales of Naughty: The PDF/EPUB ² raucous coach trips from the Glebe pub and the pivotal clashes with the likes of Everton, Manchester United and West Ham that defined the new firm Formidable characters came to the forefront, men like the giant Mark Bentley, Philler the Beast and the legendary Miffer, while hair raising clashes with the likes of Millwall, Spurs, Aston Villa and Manchester City saw the gang s reputation spreadThe N code was simple whatever the odds, they would always make a stand Many times they fought when heavily outnumbered yet often came out on top The Story of PDF/EPUB ✓ They developed a closeness and cohesion rare among the football gangs Loyalty was their watchwordSoon they were joined by the Under Fives, a younger element determined to win acceptance from the terrace legends they admired and who carved out their own niche as well as fighting side by side with the old school headsPolice operations, bans from the ground and the introduction of ID schemes have prevented many from attending games, but the author, long retired from the scene, argues that in the new millennium the gangs are back and as ferocious as ever NAUGHTY is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand the illicit but seductive lure of terrace combat, the emotional ties of a gang and the addictive buzz of Saturday afternoons.


10 thoughts on “Naughty: The Story of a Football Hooligan Gang

  1. says:

    An interesting insight to the lives of the naughty 40 A well finished book.


  2. says:

    Interesting insight into football hooliganism from one of its proponents


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