Hooligans

Drugs

Inside Football Hooliganism's Hidden Crack and Heroin Problem

Some old-school hoolies have quit fighting on the terraces to battle their hardcore addictions.
Nick Chester
2.25.19
Football

A Short History of Football Hooligans Using Weapons

This weekend, during a clash between Everton and Millwall fans, one fan had his face sliced from mouth to ear.
Nick Chester
1.30.19
this weekend in the premier league

The West Ham Revolution: This Weekend in the Premier League

War on the terraces? Jamie Carragher spitting in someone's face? It’s been a great weekend to be a football fan.
Will Magee
3.12.18
Football

The Football Fans Trying to Export British Hooliganism

For better or worse, unlike other countries the UK has a long history of "hoolie literature". These guys want to spread the joy.
Nick Chester
11.21.17
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Football Hooligan

"When I saw some friends collecting rubbish bins to set on fire, I knew it was going to be a long day."
Antonis Konstantaras
2.28.17
Trump

Photos of Hustlers and Hooligans Awaiting Trump’s ‘Economic War’ on Mexico

In a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Guadalajara, where jobs are already scarce, uncertainty and drug trade go hand in hand.
Chris Donovan
1.29.17
Football

​How 10 Years of Football Hooliganism Made Me a Better Person

For a decade, Nick Hay lived the life of a football casual, travelling the Netherlands to watch his team – and getting involved in a fair few scraps along the way. Today, he credits the experience with making him a better person.
Nick Hay*
12.8.16
fans

“This is Why I Dress Up For Punch Ups” – A Football Casual Explains His Origins

Lebemann is a casual from Switzerland. For a typical dust up, he would be dressed in clothes from Stone Island, Lacoste, and a few chosen others. In his first column for VICE Sports, he explains how he came to embrace this way of life.
Lebe Mann
8.25.16
Sports

Three Lions, Fat Les and the Far Right: How the England Team Affects National Identity

The BNP would struggle with its message on the terraces today, because the story of British football is the story of mass migration.
Philip Kleinfeld
6.16.16
bloody saturday

"It's an English Town!" – 72 Hours Amid the Mayhem in Marseille

VICE Sports was in Marseille last weekend to witness the violent clashes between football fans, hooligans, and local police. This is what we saw.
Loïs Elziere
6.15.16
Sports

How Police Aggravated the Fan Violence at Euro 2016

Weirdly, throwing loads of teargas around doesn't calm things down.
Clifford Stott
6.15.16
Madchester

Hooligans and Hedonists: Meet the Band Trying to Bring Madchester Back

The Big Unit are on a mission to fuse pilled-up acid house with stomping stadium rock.
Nick Chester
5.20.16
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