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The Football Focus Jihad: Rangers And The Suicide Bombers

by | 16th, May 2008

football-hooligan.jpg“DESPICABLE,” says the Mirror. “A pack of drunken football fans hunts down and batters a cop. Once again our national game is left lying in the gutter.”

Turns out the Independent got it wrong, although let us not be hasty and rule out the chance that the Rangers fans were intimidating the smaller Russian contingent and so preventing more mayhem.

While the Mirror salivates over the “carnage”, we wonder how much worse it could have been? And we learn in the Sun of Ibrahim Savant who, allegedly, produced a martyrdom suicide video and labelled it “Football Focus”.

In the film he states: “I participate within the blessed raid upon the enemies of blessed Islam.”

So much for Rangers and The Sash. This is the real deal, taking football hooliganism to new sphere.

Savants denies plotting suicide attacks on flights out of London in 2006, as do Gary Lineker, Martin Keown, Mark Lawrenson, Lee Dixon…



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