RUNNING WITH THE FIRM
MY DOUBLE LIFE AS AN UNDERCOVER HOOLIGAN
By James Bannon
“When you go under cover remember one thing: Which side you are playing for”
This is the shocking and true story of how James Bannon, an undercover cop infiltrated the notorious Millwall hooligan firm “The Bushwackers”.
In 1995, a film called I.D. was released. It told the story of an ambitious young copper who was sent undercover to track down the ‘generals’ of a football hooligan gang. The film achieved cult status for its sheer brutality and unsettling insight into the dark and often bloody side of the so-called ‘beautiful game’. The film in fact was so shocking it was hard to believe the mindless events that took place could ever happen in the real world…Read More