By Bill Buford
They've got names like Barmy Bernie, Daft Donald, and Steamin' Sammy. they prefer lager (in large quantities), the Queen, soccer golf equipment (especially Manchester United), and themselves. Their dislike encompasses the remainder of the identified universe, and England's football thugs show it in ways in which diversity from mere vandalism to riots that terrorize whole towns. Now invoice Buford, editor of the distinguished magazine Granta, enters this exchange society and files either its savageries and its sinister attract with the social mind's eye of a George Orwell and the uncooked own engagement of a Hunter Thompson.
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