How Policing Has Changed (15)

In the 70s and 80s the so-called ‘beautiful game’ was blighted by organised football-related violence with gangs operating across the UK. As police tactics were developed, CCTV was introduced at grounds, and new legislation passed the situation improved steadily. Nowadays for many football hooliganism is a thing of the past but is it? The books shown, both fiction and factual, explore the history of the ‘English Disease’ , which was undoubtedly exported abroad, using recollections from many retired officers to bring reality to life. One of the books also explores more recent incident data, offers up options and poses

the question in the title ‘The Hooligans Are Still Among Us’

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