Here Are Some EPL Hooligans Brawling, Because That's What They Do Best

"OY, AN' WOT 'ID I 'EAR YOU SAY ABOUT ME MUM?!" one West Ham fan presumably asked the Sunderland fan across from him. Squaring up, the Sunderland hooligan probably said, "YOU 'EARD ME, MATE. ME AN' ME LADS GAVE OL' MUMSIE A GOOD BOFFIN', BUT YOU'RE GONNA LOOK EVEN WORSE THAN THAT OL' HAG WHEN WE'AH DONE WIF YOU!" » 3/23/15 2:06pm 3/23/15 2:06pm

Racist Chelsea Fans Stop Black Man From Boarding Train, Chant At Him

The video below was shot at the Richelieu-Drouot station of the Paris Métro today, according to The Guardian, before Chelsea took on Paris Saint-Germain in a Champions League clash at the Parc Des Princes. You can see a black man attempt to board a car that has a bunch of singing Chelsea fans in it, only to have… » 2/17/15 8:09pm 2/17/15 8:09pm

ACON Semi-Final Suspended After Ghanaian Fans Attacked With Bottles

Supporters of the Black Stars of Ghana fled the stands and sought refuge on the pitch as fans of the host Equatorial Guinea side reportedly attacked them leading to a suspension of the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final today in Malabo. » 2/05/15 4:09pm 2/05/15 4:09pm

Argentine Woman Says She Was Brutally Beaten For Wearing Soccer Jersey

Above is a picture of Lorena Sabio and her daughter, wearing a River Plate shirt ahead of the club's match against archrivals Boca Juniors last Thursday. Sometime later that evening, she was in the hospital undergoing a total of 14 operations to deal with the savage beating she claims she endured at the hands of a… » 12/05/14 2:28pm 12/05/14 2:28pm

Argentine Soccer Player Killed By Hooligans In Front Of Wife And Child

Franco Nieto, captain of Argentine third division club Tiro Federal, died from after injuries sustained in a beating at the hands of three hooligans. The attack took place immediately after a match against a rival team as Nieto, his wife, and their baby were headed to their car to leave. » 12/04/14 12:05pm 12/04/14 12:05pm

Massive Soccer Hooligan Brawl Leaves One Man Beaten, Thrown Into River

Earlier this morning, Atlético Madrid and Deportivo la Coruña were set to do battle in Madrid. But before the match kicked off, some 200 or so rival fans decided to stage an actual fight, which resulted in knife wounds, head injuries, and one man suffering a heart attack before getting thrown into a river. » 11/30/14 9:03am 11/30/14 9:03am

Everton Fans Attacked By Up To 100 Hooligans in Lille

Everton fans enjoying an away day in Lille, France were attacked with metal chairs by a swarm of goons, according to the Liverpool ECHO. Everton plays Lille in a Europa League match Thursday night, and with Lille only a five-hour train ride from Merseyside, somewhere around 10,000 fans made the trip to France. » 10/22/14 9:45pm 10/22/14 9:45pm

Hooligan Invades Pitch, Throws Pathetic Punch At Player

After a game between Zenit St. Petersburg and Dinamo Moscow, a Zenit fan rushed the field and attempted to sucker punch Dinamo defender Vladimir Granat. He didn't really succeed. » 5/12/14 12:02pm 5/12/14 12:02pm

Greek Soccer Coach Takes A Cup Of Soda Right To The Face

Sunday's match between Olympiakos and Panathinaikos turned into a shit show when unruly Olympiakos fans began throwing things onto the pitch. One fan tossed a flare, and another nailed Panathinaikos coach Giannis Anastasiou right in the face with a cup of soda. » 3/03/14 3:01pm 3/03/14 3:01pm

Photos: French Soccer Fans Brawl With Riot Police

Supporters of Ligue 1 side Saint-Étienne traveled to Nice for yesterday's match, and were not polite guests. They brawled with home fans, brawled with riot police, even brawled with each other in a bloody spectacle that left one man dangling from the upper deck. » 11/25/13 11:40am 11/25/13 11:40am

This Is How You Protest UEFA Sanctions

Defending Polish league champs Legia Warsaw were fined and forced to close down a stand for today's Champions League tie, after unspecified "racist behavior" at a match last month. Their fans responded with choreography and fire. » 8/27/13 6:46pm 8/27/13 6:46pm

FA Cup Semifinal Gets Violent As Millwall Fans Fight Cops, Each Other

Hooliganism became the word on everyone's lips today after an FA Cup semifinal in which the action in the Wembley Stadium stands overshadowed that on the pitch. » 4/13/13 4:13pm 4/13/13 4:13pm

Cypriot Soccer Match Interrupted By Exploding Flare Thrown At Injured…

This was the scene Sunday during the Anorthosis Famagusta-Omonia Nicosia match in Nicosia, Cyprus. Ricardo Laborde, one of the Anorthosis forwards, was receiving medical treatment when the flare came flying from the stands and exploded right next to him and the medical personnel tending to him. Somehow, no one was… » 10/22/12 10:45am 10/22/12 10:45am

Swedish Soccer Fans Wake Up Opponents With 4 A.M. Fireworks Show

CSKA Moscow is in Stockholm to play AIK tonight, in the first leg of a Europa League qualifier, and the Russians were just trying to get a good night's rest. Enter AIK fans, who showed up outside CSKA's hotel in the middle of the night with flares, fireworks, whistles and car horns. » 8/23/12 11:30am 8/23/12 11:30am

Ukraine's 2-1 Comeback Win Left This Swede Feeling Black In The Face

So, yeah, the racism promised to emerge at Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine actually did, though in classic 1960's spy drama fashion everyone's blaming the Russians. Sweden had no one to blame but themselves, meanwhile, after a stunning performance by Andriy Shevchenko led Ukraine past the Swedes for a 2-1 win. At… » 6/12/12 9:00am 6/12/12 9:00am

Polish Riot Police Vs. Croatian Hooligans—Who Ya Got?

We knew Polish police came prepared for Euro 2012, pants-pissing sound cannons and all. And we expected Eastern European fans to make trouble, because that's what they do. (UEFA has already opened an investigation into racist abuse from Russian fans.) But it turns out our first battle in the streets came at the… » 6/11/12 9:40am 6/11/12 9:40am

Piss Cannons And Scrotum-Seeking Dogs: Poland Is READY For Euro 2012

We already dealt with the possibility of trouble inside the stadiums at the European Championship, starting tomorrow. But what about non-matchdays? It's one solid month of foreigners, drunk and nationalistic, roaming an unfamiliar country. Some countries (England) have a reputation for traveling in numbers, and… » 6/07/12 1:10pm 6/07/12 1:10pm

This Is What A Decisive Victory In A Jack-In-The-Box Parking Lot Looks…

A few things can be taken from this fisticuffs festival outside a Jack-in-the-Box somewhere out there. ALWAYS guard yourself after you land a shot, especially if your foe has already landed at least three to your dome. NEVER hit a man when he's down. And YES, there are still Jack-in-the-Box eateries out there (2,200… » 1/17/12 8:30pm 1/17/12 8:30pm

Soccer Hooliganism In Switzerland Features A Lot Of SWAT-Team…

You'd have been forgiven if you didn't think the land that gave us Roger Federer and Toblerone white chocolate was capable of bottle-throwing, stick-swinging, flare-wielding, mace-throwing, cop-scaring hooliganism. » 8/27/11 4:30pm 8/27/11 4:30pm

Great-Grandmother Banned For Invading Leeds' Soccer Field Just Wanted…

Margaret Musgrove, a 63-year-old great-grandmother from West Yorkshire, has been banned from the Leeds United stadium after running onto the field at Elland Road in May. She is much cooler and possibly drunker than your great-grandmother: » 6/23/11 2:45pm 6/23/11 2:45pm