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Partizan Belgrade – Fans Try and Burn the Red Star Stadium

Posted on 3 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

There are few derbies in the world that match the passion, intensity and often violence of the Serbian derby between Partizan and Red Star. The latest version of the ageless rivalry did end with a 1-0 win for the hosts, Red Star, but will be remembered for what Partizan fans did in the stands. More

Bosnia Fans Make the Most of Being Stuck on a Bridge

Posted on 28 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

If everything continues according to plan, Bosnia and Herzegovina will finish first in group G of the UEFA World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil 2014, with a 3-1 win over Greece being a huge stepping stone towards achieving that goal. However, it’s not just the team, led by Edin Dzeko, that’s making headlines, but also the Ultras & fans of the national teams with some scenes from before the win. More

Dani Benitez Throws Bottle at Referee; FC Koln Fans Attack Everyone

Posted on 6 May, 2012, by in Soccer

Real Madrid won a meaningless 2-1 match (for them) in Granada, thanks to a late own goal and a penalty Cristiano Ronaldo converted. Granada players, now only two points above the relegation zone with one match left, swarmed referee Carlos Clos Gomez, with Dani Benitez actually throwing a bottle at the ref. More

Soccer Fans Do it Better – Legia Warsaw Fans Throw Snowballs While PAOK Fans Throw Flares

Posted on 21 Feb, 2012, by in Soccer

PAOK fans impress us with their fireworks, Legia Warsaw fans impress with their originality by hitting Sporting players in a coordinated snowball attack before their Europe League match. More

A Song of Football and Fire

Posted on 8 Dec, 2011, by in Featured

Nothing creates an atmosphere in sport stadiums, preferably open ones, like flares and the engulfing smoke and fire making the pitch and stand look like hell on earth. As long as it’s not used for violent actions, flares and soccer fans are a beautiful thing. More

Soccer Fans do it Better

Posted on 11 Oct, 2011, by in Miscellaneous

American sports fans vs the World? No chance. With all due respect to College Sports and their enthusiastic fans, soccer fans in Europe, South America, Africa and Asia are louder, more passionate and just look and sound better on video and live than any College Football or Basketball fans outthere. More

Rioting at St Andrews

Posted on 2 Dec, 2010, by in Soccer

Sights and sounds from yesterday’s riot at St. Andrews, where Birmingham Fans shot flares and invaded the pitch at the end of the match, trying to reach the Aston Villa fans. More

Rui Costa and Materazzi – Best Sports Photo Ever?

Posted on 7 Oct, 2010, by in Soccer

For those who remember this and for those who don’t – The greatest Sports photograph of all time from the fiery Milan derby five years ago. More