"Let’s kick racism out of football" This is the name of the much publicised FA campaign aiming to rid football of the curse of racism, but do they really mean it? It is a sad fact that while racism…
More coverage on the censorship of the IVF supporters group at Mangotsfield United by the FA - this time from the (brilliant) ‘Supporters not Customers’ blog.
Banner at last night’s Clapton FC game from the ‘Scaffold Brigada’ in solidarity with their friends at Mangotsfield United. Their fans group, the Inter Village Firm (IVF), have been banned by the football authorities from displaying anti-fascist and anti-racist banners at matches. It’s a move of staggering hypocrisy from an FA that is supposedly all about fighting discrimination in football.
You can read more about the situation for the IVF on this (brilliant) blog:http://llandudnojetset.wordpress.com/2014/01/13/youre-not-paranoid-if-theyre-really-after-you/
Today the club released the above statement on the use of pyrotechnics and flags of a political nature at the ground. The IVF is extremely disappointed by the decision but not overly surprised. We’ve been told…
New Celtic, St Pauli, Livorno, Clapton antifa t-shirt from the Hayes Bhoys! #LoveDat
Song for 2014 (To the tune of Billy Joel, We Didn’t Start The Fire) -
Spotted Dog, Forest Gate,
Walter Tull, Bari hate,
Polish lager ain’t the same since Jaffa went away.
Gaffer Woodsy, Craigy G
Hackney Marshes, River Lea,
Pyro mules, made up rules
Billy Wise and face tattoos.
Coz we fucking love the Clapton
And we’ll sing and shout ‘till Vince kicks us out.
We fucking love the Clapton
Singing day & night for the red & white.
- Another masterpiece from James.