The Hooligan Factory

The Hooligan Factory is a 2014 football hooliganism spoof film directed, co-written and starring Nick Nevern. The film heavily parodies titles from the British hooligan genre films and focuses mainly on The Firm, along with The Football Factory, Rise of the Footsoldier, I.D., Green Street and Cass.

The Hooligan Factory
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Directed byNick Nevern
Written byMichael Lindley
Nick Nevern
Produced byWill Clarke
StarringJason Maza
Nick Nevern
Tom Burke
Ray Fearon
Steven O'Donnell
Morgan Watkins
Josef Altin
Leo Gregory
Keith-Lee Castle
CinematographyAli Asad
Edited byLewis Albrow
Music byTom Linden
Distributed byUniversal Pictures Home Entertainment
Release date
  • 13 June 2014 (2014-06-13)
Running time
90 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Budget£1 million


The film features numerous cameo appearances from actors who have been type cast in the Hooligan genre films. Leo Gregory has a minor role while there were cameos from Danny Dyer,[1] Tamer Hassan, Craig Fairbrass and Tony Denham,[2] who feature in one scene each, while there was also a cameo from former hooligan and inspiration behind the film Cass, Cass Pennant. Former West Ham United footballer Julian Dicks,[3] The Only Way Is Essex personality Chloe Sims and Hollyoaks actor Charlie Clapham also make minor appearances. Dexter Fletcher also filmed a scene but it was cut from the final take.[4]



  1. ^ "Watch Danny Dyer take one in the canister". 11 July 2014.
  2. ^ "Universal clocks into Hooligan Factory".
  3. ^ "Nick Nevern's Football Spoof The Hooligan Factory Wraps". 9 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Shoot underway on Jason Maza spoof Hooligan Factory".

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