[KINDLE] ❄ ULTRA Author Tobias Jones – Tactical-player.co.uk

ULTRA Ultras Are Often Compared To Punks, Hell S Angels, Hooligans Or The South American Barras Bravas But In Truth, They Are A Thoroughly Italian Phenomenon From The Author Of The Dark Heart Of Italy, Blood On The Altar And A Place Of Refuge Italy S Ultras Are The Most Organised And Violent Fans In European Football Many Groups Have Evolved Into Criminal Gangs, Involved In Ticket Touting, Drug Dealing And Murder A Cross Between The Hell S Angels And Hooligans, They Re Often The Foot Soldiers Of The Mafia And Have Been Instrumental In The Rise Of The Far Right But The Purist Ultras Say That They Are Are Insurgents Fighting Against A Police State And Modern Football Only Amongst The Ultras, They Say, Can You Find Belonging, Community And A Sacred Concept Of Sport They Champion Not Just Their Teams, They Say, But Their Forgotten Suburbs And The Dispossessed Through The Prism Of The Ultras, Jones Crafts A Compelling Investigation Into Italian Society And Its Favourite Sport He Writes About Not Just The Ultras Of Some Of Italy S Biggest Clubs Juventus, Torino, Lazio, Roma And Genoa But Also About Its Lesser Known Ones From Cosenza And Catania He Examines The Sinister Side Of Football Fandom, With Its Violence And Political Extremism, But Also Admires The Passion, Wit, Solidarity And Style Of A Fascinating And Contradictory Subculture


About the Author: Tobias Jones

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the ULTRA book, this is one of the most wanted Tobias Jones author readers around the world.



3 thoughts on “ULTRA

  1. says:

    I am a woman in my sixties, not the usual readership for a book about football hooligans but I found this book utterly compelling I m sure if you had looked at my face when I was reading it my eyes would have been wide open and my jaw dropped, such are the events related If you have any in


  2. says:

    Not a bad read overall and some interesting information about individual ultra groups, as well as characters attached to them, however, on the Inter v Napoli incident the author has got a few impirtant facts wrong Firstly he mentioned that Dede was in the Cartoons pub, however, that pub had long cl


  3. says:

    For anyone though not exclusively of a certain age with a love of football from the 70 s and through the subsequent decades and the sun culture of fans, this book is a must read.Probably the most honest book on the subject I have read in a very long time.


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