The movie Green Street Hooligans gave us Yanks an entertaining look into the world football hooliganism. If you have never before seen Green Street Hooligans, it is about an American student who is expelled unfairly from Harvard. Matt Bucker (Elijah Wood) flees to England to his sister’s home. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to ‘stand his ground‘ through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world.
The documentary, Hooligans, gives a real life look into the world of football hooliganism and it’s history. The film is directed by, Donal MacIntyre, an Irish investigative journalist. MacIntyre specializes in investigations, undercover operations and television exposÃ©s. His work is in the area of care homes for the elderly and the learning disabled. He has won awards in the UK, France, Spain and Ireland for his work, but his style has also brought some detractors, from traditional journalists and among some people whose activities he had revealed.
The Hooligan Wardrobe Facebook Page has been showcasing various brawls between different firms as well as fashion advice and pictures. The video below featuring a fight between GAIS Gothenburg vs. Heisingborg and Copenhagen has picked up some viral traction on the internet obtaining 20k+ views in only 2 days.
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