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Among the Thugs Setting & Symbolism

Bill Buford
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Football

Football is the English word for the game of soccer.

Simple Squeeze

During a football match, fans use a method of movement called the simple squeeze to move through the mob. This movement involves lifting an arm and slipping it through a hole between two people, and then twisting the body to slide between the individuals.

Shove

The shove is another method of movement used by individuals in a mob of people at a football game. The movement involves shoving violently into the person directly ahead in an effort to push the entire mob forward.

ICJ

The ICJ stands for Inner City Jibbers, the firm that follows Manchester United football team.

Turin Juventus

This is the team that competes against the Manchester United in Turin, after which the English supporters destroy part of the city.

First National Front

The First National Front is a group of political...

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