Flying with the Owls Crime Squad

By Paul Allen

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  • ISBN: 9781844546268
  • Publication Date: 6 Feb 2009
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
  • Imprint: John Blake Publishing Ltd

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Meet the Owls Crime Squad. The firm that became notorious for pulling off the most audacious invasions and legendary battles no matter how the odds were stacked. What they lacked in organisation they made up for in sheer ferocity. Always up for it and never prepared to give any ground, they caused mayhem up and down the country, both on and off the terraces.For the first time, Paul Allen and Douglas Naylor piece together their years together in one of the most feared firms since the '70s. This is an electrifying and intelligent account of the legendary decades when the Owls Crime Squad dominated casual violence. It is an uncompromising look at football culture and the violence that surrounds it.The names have been changed to protect the innocent...and the guilty!

About the author

Paul Allen and Douglas Naylor have followed Sheffield Wednesday for over 30 years. As staunch members of the fearsome Owls Crime Squad they presided over some of the most notorious violence on and off the terrace. After quitting the scene they break years of silence and have come forward to tell the real story behind the OCS.

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