Retro Football: A Selection Of Weapons Found On The Stoke City Terraces In 1975 (Photo)

Paul Sorene

21st, May 2015

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Retro Football

This is collection of weapons left on the Stoke City terraces and removed from fans in 1975. The police display includes: belts, razors, knives, an axe, scissors, a golf ball and, most strangely, a hairbrush….

football hooligans

 

More photographs of the dark days of British football hooliganism can be seen here and here.

Spotter: Flashbak.

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2 Comments

  1. Jarren says:

    Very powerful images on that website.

    I think the phrase “It’s not like the good old days” has been well & truly consigned to the bin.

    What was in people back then? We seem to have evolved somewhat in the past 30 or so years, thank fuck.

  2. Jimmy says:

    The weapons are nowhere near as horrific as the wallpaper.

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