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The men who ruled the terraces in the 70s, 80s and 90s in England

Hooligans who brought terror to the football terraces for decades.

The sinister portraits – released ahead of Euro 2016 – are part of a series from acclaimed photographer Simon Harsent.

Carlton Leach was a member of West Ham’s ICF. His story was told in the film ‘Rise of the Foot Soldier’
Danny Brown, of Aston Villa’s C-Crew, tackled racism on the terraces
Danny Brown, of Aston Villa’s C-Crew, tackled racism on the terraces
Riaz Khan, of Leicester City’s Baby Squad, gained an MA in English Language and teaches at college
Riaz Khan, of Leicester City’s Baby Squad, gained an MA in English Language and teaches at college
Jason Marriner was a member of Chelsea’s notorious Headhunters firm
Jason Marriner was a member of Chelsea’s notorious Headhunters firm
Ginger Bob, of Millwall’s F-Troop, started fighting at matches when he was still in primary school
Ginger Bob, of Millwall’s F-Troop, started fighting at matches when he was still in primary school
Gary ‘Boatsy’ Clarke was one of the founder members of The Nottingham Forest Executive Crew
Gary ‘Boatsy’ Clarke was one of the founder members of The Nottingham Forest Executive Crew
Barrington ‘One Eyed Baz’ Patterson, was a leading figure with Birmingham City’s Zulu Warriors.
Barrington ‘One Eyed Baz’ Patterson, was a leading figure with Birmingham City’s Zulu Warriors.
Cass Pennant, formerly of West Ham’s ICF, is now a well-known writer and film maker
Cass Pennant, formerly of West Ham’s ICF, is now a well-known writer and film maker
Reformed hooligan Ian Bailey followed Hartlepool across the country
Reformed hooligan Ian Bailey followed Hartlepool across the country

Many of those in the exhibition have since turned their lives around.

Cass Pennant has become a particularly prolific author and publisher and is now moving into film production.

Barrington ‘One-Eyed Baz’ Patterson focused his formidable physique, passion and drive into both mixed martial arts and kickboxing and became an IKF champion.

Danny Brown took time to involve himself in youth work in schools and youth centres, while the Baby Squad’s Riaz Khan gained an MA in English Language teaching and teaches at college and university.

Gary ‘Boatsy’ Clarke’s has featured on numerous documentaries and Jason Marriner continues to make his voice heard by speaking at various events around the country.

Source: thesun.co.uk

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  1. Can you imagine these 9 well respected faces being active in Marseille tonight in their prime? The Russians wouldn’t have known what had hit them. Pride of England.

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