Section 5


Section 5

Section 5 are a football hooligan firm associated with West Bromwich Albion F.C.cite news
last = Kelly
first = John
coauthors =
title = Woz on the telly: Bunch of cowards
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = The Sunday Mirror
date = 2002-05-19
url = http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qn4161/is_20020519/ai_n12843434
accessdate = 2007-08-13
]

Background

They are known for their involvement in clashes with supporters of rival teams such as Wolverhampton Wanderers, Birmingham City, Aston Villa, Walsall and Cardiff CityFact|date=May 2007.

On 22 August 2004 up to 80 West Brom and Aston Villa fans fought a pitched battle, with some using baseball bats, wooden posts, bricks, glasses and iron bars, at the Uplands pub in Handsworth after a game against Aston Villa,cite news
last =
first =
coauthors =
title = Time to crack down on football's video nasties
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Birmingham Post
date = 2006-10-26
url = http://icbirmingham.icnetwork.co.uk/mail/news/columnists/thestirrer/news/tm_method=full%26objectid=17993352%26siteid=50002-name_page.html
accessdate = 2007-08-13
] . Eight people were injured.cite news
last = Pinch
first = Emma
coauthors =
title = 60 football thugs sentenced after brawl
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Birmingham Post
date = 2006-12-05
url = http://icbirmingham.icnetwork.co.uk/birminghampost/news/tm_headline=60-football-thugs-sentenced-after-brawl&method=full&objectid=18210533&siteid=50002-name_page.html
accessdate = 2007-08-13
] The organised fight led to the conviction of 60 hooligans (23 from West Brom and 37 from Aston Villa) at Birmingham Crown Court on 5 December 2006. 58 received football banning orders, with prison sentences of up to 21 months.cite news
last = Cowan
first = Mark
coauthors = Jasbir Authi
title = The thugs who shamed a city
work =
pages =
language =
publisher = Birmingham Mail
date = 2006-12-05
url = http://icbirmingham.icnetwork.co.uk/mail/news/tm_method=full&objectid=18211647&siteid=50002-name_page.html
accessdate = 2007-08-13
]

ee also

*Casuals
*Chelsea Headhunters
*Football hooliganism
*Inter City Firm
*List of hooligan firms
*The Muckers

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