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football hooligan

Line breaks: foot|ball hoo¦li|gan

Definition of football hooligan in English:

noun

British
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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  • The intuitive type sees the whole story: they are football hooligans who support opposing teams.
  • As many as 20 known football hooligans will be banned from travelling to Portugal this summer for Euro 2004.
  • I was trapped on a train to Bristol with a bunch of football hooligans on the way to the cup final.

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