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Are there parallels to be drawn between the growth of the English Defence League and the re-emergence of football hooliganism?

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After a clear lull in the presence of football hooliganism in British culture, it is evident that it is on the rise again but is this connected to the increase of membership in the English Defence League? Are the two connected? Matthew Byatt examines the re-emergence of football hooliganism and its links with racial violence in the UK.