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
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of football hooligan in:
- The US English dictionary