A violent troublemaker whose behaviour is associated with or motivated by their support of a soccer team: two gangs of football hooligans clashed in the city centre
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- I was trapped on a train to Bristol with a bunch of football hooligans on the way to the cup final.
- The country has been disgraced by its football hooligans creating havoc.
- It is debatable whether the behaviour of some badly educated and mindless football hooligans should be considered representative of any society.
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