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Fan invaded the pitch and tried to assault Ribery 29.10.2014

It was another comfortable night (29.10.2014) for Bayern Munich, as they secured a 3-1 win at Hamburg in the DFB Pokal. The end of the game was marred by a crazy incident that will bring into question player safety at German football matches. Franck Ribery had scored Bayern’s third at Hamburg and one Hamburg fan seemed to take exception to …

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BVB fans: “Refugees, welcome!”

During last weekend’s home game against Hannover 96, BVB fans made a clear statement against right-wing extremism. “We DO mind Nazis on the South – Borussia Dortmund International” or “30 players, 13 nations, one BVB” it read on banners displayed throughout the stadium, not only on the South Stand, as BVB’s Fan Department writes on their website. “In the away …

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German hooligans united against Islamists, riots with police in Koln 26.10.2014

Hundreds of german hooligans from rival football clubs and far-right groups organized a protest against Islamists in the western German city of Koln. Police used water cannons after that how scuffles broke out. There was a heavy police presence in Koln on Sunday afternoon, as a rally of at least 4 000 people from the “Hooligans Gegen Salafists” (HoGeSa) group …

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German football fans and hooligans against the Islam

German fans and hooligans united! A popular movement against Islam is growing in Germany, with similarities to the EDL. In Britain the EDL consists largely of young men who demonstrate against Islam. The British media has often claimed that the EDL grew out of the “football hooligan” sub-culture. While many who participate in EDL demonstrations are right-wingers, it is otherwise …

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Hooligan violence on the rise in German stadiums

Violence at stadiums in Germany’s top two divisions rose sharply in the 2013/14 season compared to the previous year, a police report has shown. While finances and spectator numbers have been on an upward trend in the top two leagues, it has been accompanied by increases in arrests, criminal proceedings as well as injuries from violence at matches. A total …

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