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Police And British Football Hooligans – 1980 to 1990

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POLICE And British Football Hooligans – 1980 to 1990. The previous decade’s aggro can be seen here.

 

Soccer - European Championships 1988 - West Germany An England fan is led away by a policeman holding a baton to this throat Date: 18/06/1988

Soccer – European Championships 1988 – West Germany
An England fan is led away by a policeman holding a baton to this throat
Date: 18/06/1988

 - Barclay's League Division One - Promotion/Relegation Play Offs - Final Second Leg - Chelsea v Middlesbrough - Stamford Bridge Chelsea fans hurl abuse at police officers after seeing their side relegated to Division Two Date: 28/05/1988

– Barclay’s League Division One – Promotion/Relegation Play Offs – Final Second Leg – Chelsea v Middlesbrough – Stamford Bridge
Chelsea fans hurl abuse at police officers after seeing their side relegated to Division Two
Date: 28/05/1988

Soccer - FA Cup - 5th Round - Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest - St Andrews Riot police at the ready to stamp out any trouble. Trouble flared between rivals fans on wasteland near the ground. Date: 20/02/1988

Soccer – FA Cup – 5th Round – Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest – St Andrews
Riot police at the ready to stamp out any trouble. Trouble flared between rivals fans on wasteland near the ground.
Date: 20/02/1988

European Cup - Final - Liverpool v Juventus - Heysel Stadium Chaos erupts on the terraces as a single policeman tries to prevent Liverpool and Juventus fans getting stuck into each other Date: 29/05/1985

European Cup – Final – Liverpool v Juventus – Heysel Stadium
Chaos erupts on the terraces as a single policeman tries to prevent Liverpool and Juventus fans getting stuck into each other
Date: 29/05/1985

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The 44th anniversary of the start of World War II was marked in Brighton by a day of vioence, when the home team met Chelsea. Fans rampaged the Goldstone Road ground, and smashed a goal crossbar when they invaded the pitch. * Eight policemen were hospitalised. Date: 04/09/1984

The 44th anniversary of the start of World War II was marked in Brighton by a day of vioence, when the home team met Chelsea. Fans rampaged the Goldstone Road ground, and smashed a goal crossbar when they invaded the pitch. * Eight policemen were hospitalised.
Date: 04/09/1984

OLLOWING YESTERDAY'S FOOTBALL VIOLENCE, POLICE ESCORT SOME OF THE 8,000 CHELSEA FANS TO WAITING COACHES AND HOVE RAILWAY STATION. Date: 04/09/1983

OLLOWING YESTERDAY’S FOOTBALL VIOLENCE, POLICE ESCORT SOME OF THE 8,000 CHELSEA FANS TO WAITING COACHES AND HOVE RAILWAY STATION.
Date: 04/09/1983

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Soccer - FA Cup - Fourth Round - Derby County v Chelsea - Baseball Ground Confusion reigns in the away end as Chelsea fans hurl missiles at the police Date: 29/01/1983

Soccer – FA Cup – Fourth Round – Derby County v Chelsea – Baseball Ground
Confusion reigns in the away end as Chelsea fans hurl missiles at the police
Date: 29/01/1983

Soccer - FA Cup - Fourth Round - Derby County v Chelsea - Baseball Ground Police officers skirt around a pile of seats thrown from the stands by irate Chelsea fans as they move towards the away end to quell the violence that erupted when Derby County scored their winning goal Date: 29/01/1983

Soccer – FA Cup – Fourth Round – Derby County v Chelsea – Baseball Ground
Police officers skirt around a pile of seats thrown from the stands by irate Chelsea fans as they move towards the away end to quell the violence that erupted when Derby County scored their winning goal
Date: 29/01/1983

Soccer - Football League Division One - Chelsea v Middlesbrough - 1983 Chelsea fans on the rampage. Date: 14/05/1983

Soccer – Football League Division One – Chelsea v Middlesbrough – 1983
Chelsea fans on the rampage.
Date: 14/05/1983

Soccer - Football League Division Two - Chelsea v Leeds United - Stamford Bridge Police move in to quell crowd trouble Date: 09/10/1982

Soccer – Football League Division Two – Chelsea v Leeds United – Stamford Bridge
Police move in to quell crowd trouble
Date: 09/10/1982

Spain Bilbao World Cup England vs France Riot Spanish riot police with batons look on as England football fans tumble over barriers during a minor disturbance with French fans at the World Cup Soccer match between England and France in Bilbao, Spain on June 6, 1982. England won the match 3-1. (Ap Photo/Str/Jacques Langevin) Date: 16/06/1982

Spain Bilbao World Cup England vs France Riot
Spanish riot police with batons look on as England football fans tumble over barriers during a minor disturbance with French fans at the World Cup Soccer match between England and France in Bilbao, Spain on June 6, 1982. England won the match 3-1. (Ap Photo/Str/Jacques Langevin)
Date: 16/06/1982

Soccer - FA Cup - Fifth Round - Chelsea v Liverpool - Stamford Bridge Police try to hold back Chelsea fans as they surge across the terraces towards opposing Liverpool fans. Date: 13/02/1982

Soccer – FA Cup – Fifth Round – Chelsea v Liverpool – Stamford Bridge
Police try to hold back Chelsea fans as they surge across the terraces towards opposing Liverpool fans.
Date: 13/02/1982

Hooligans Arsenal v Villa Police wrestle a spectator to the ground after fighting broke out at Highbury during the match between Arsenal and Aston Villa. Date: 02/05/1981

Hooligans Arsenal v Villa
Police wrestle a spectator to the ground after fighting broke out at Highbury during the match between Arsenal and Aston Villa.
Date: 02/05/1981

Hooligans Arsenal v Villa Fighting on the pitch at Highbury during the match between Arsenal and Aston Villa. Date: 02/05/1981

Hooligans Arsenal v Villa
Fighting on the pitch at Highbury during the match between Arsenal and Aston Villa.
Date: 02/05/1981

Soccer - Canon League Division One - Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal - Loftus Road Fans are led away by police after fighting broke out in the crowd   Date: 01/10/1983

Soccer – Canon League Division One – Queens Park Rangers v Arsenal – Loftus Road
Fans are led away by police after fighting broke out in the crowd
Date: 01/10/1983

Soccer - European Championship - Group Two - England v Belgium England fans riot in Turin  Date: 12/06/1980

Soccer – European Championship – Group Two – England v Belgium
England fans riot in Turin
Date: 12/06/1980

Soccer - Football League Division One - Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur A Tottenham fan is escorted past the Anfield Road end by police after having a dart thrown at him by hooligans  Date: 06/12/1980

Soccer – Football League Division One – Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur
A Tottenham fan is escorted past the Anfield Road end by police after having a dart thrown at him by hooligans
Date: 06/12/1980

 

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occer - Football League Division Two - West Ham United v Chelsea The West Ham United goalmouth is covered by fans who spilt onto the pitch after fighting erupted on the terraces behind the goal Date: 14/02/1981

occer – Football League Division Two – West Ham United v Chelsea
The West Ham United goalmouth is covered by fans who spilt onto the pitch after fighting erupted on the terraces behind the goal
Date: 14/02/1981

Soccer - European Championships 1988 - West Germany An England fan is loaded into the back of a police van after an outbreak of violence in the streets of Frankfurt the day after England were knocked out of the tournament Date: 19/06/1988

Soccer – European Championships 1988 – West Germany
An England fan is loaded into the back of a police van after an outbreak of violence in the streets of Frankfurt the day after England were knocked out of the tournament
Date: 19/06/1988

Soccer - European Championships - Euro 88 West Germany - Group Two - Netherlands v England - Rheinstadion An England fan is arrested after England and Holland fans fought running battles in the streets of Dusseldorf before the game   Date: 15/06/1988

Soccer – European Championships – Euro 88 West Germany – Group Two – Netherlands v England – Rheinstadion
An England fan is arrested after England and Holland fans fought running battles in the streets of Dusseldorf before the game
Date: 15/06/1988

Soccer - FA Cup - Third Round - Arsenal v Millwall - Highbury An injured Policeman is stretchered away following crowd violence ahead of kick-off. Date: 09/01/1988

Soccer – FA Cup – Third Round – Arsenal v Millwall – Highbury
An injured Policeman is stretchered away following crowd violence ahead of kick-off.
Date: 09/01/1988

ccer - FA Cup - Third Round - Arsenal v Millwall - Highbury Police handle a fan who has been pulled out of the crowd at the start of the match. Date: 09/01/1988

ccer – FA Cup – Third Round – Arsenal v Millwall – Highbury
Police handle a fan who has been pulled out of the crowd at the start of the match.
Date: 09/01/1988

 

1970-1980 – evocative photos of the previous decade’s aggro can be seen here.