Just as Manchester United is one of the biggest football clubs in the beautiful game, so their fanatical firm, the Red Army, is said to have had the largest numbers at the height of Britain’s hooligan problem. While the name the Red Army is also used to refer to Man U’s fans in general, in the mid-’70s the name became synonymous with some of the defining incidents in British hooliganism, notoriously in 1974-75 when United had been relegated from the top flight of English football for ...
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Manchester United hooligans were packed into the Grey Parrot pub in Hulme. The huge, and seemingly well organised 'firms' had an infamous reputation. It was derby day, February 3rd 1990, and they...
Club: Manchester United The Men In Black is just one name given to the factions of hooligans who support Manchester United — with the larger collective being known more broadly as the Red Army.
In the United Kingdom, hooliganism hit its height in the ’70s, when firms such as the Red Army (Manchester United), Suicide Squad (Burnley), Villa Hardcore (Aston Villa), and the Herd (Arsenal) started to organise in mass. By the middle of the decade, every football club in Great Britain had a firm attached to it.
The Red Army is a hooligan firm who follow English football club Manchester United. Although today the term Red Army is used mostly to refer to fans of the club in general, the hooligan firm have been one of the largest firms in British football. 
Scene from the movie Eurotrip, with old player and actor Vinnie Jones.
Premier League (PL) defenders Danny Rose (Tottenham) and Chris Smalling (Manchester United) led a 24-hour social media blackout on April 20 in protest of the vitriolic and hateful treatment players and their families are subject to on social media platforms. The boycott was met with vicious backlash, proving again the perpetrators felt emboldened to be abusive.
Police have already urged Manchester United and Leeds fans to behave responsibly with 70,000 capacity crowd set for Old Trafford opener between the fierce rivals. As many as 200 officers are set to be on duty as part of a massive security operation at the high-risk Category C game which kicks off at lunchtime.
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