Douglas "Dougie" Brimson ( born Dougie Brimson ; born in 1959 , UK ) is a British writer , screenwriter and engineer.
|Date of Birth||1959|
|Place of Birth||Great Britain|
|Occupation||writer, screenwriter, engineer|
The subject of books is football hooliganism and the reason for this phenomenon.
By education - an engineer. He served 18 years in the ranks of the air forces of Great Britain. Participated in the fighting on the Falklands (1982) and in Iraq (1991).
The first book was written in 1996 in collaboration with his brother Eddie Brimson. It was published under the name "Wherever we go . " In the future, the Brimson duet published the books “England, my England” (1996), “Metropolitan retribution” (1997), “Derby Days” (1998).
The first independent work of Dougie Brimson was released in 1998 under the title “Everything about football for real men” . The book was written in the parody genre. In 1999, saw the light of the thriller "Team" , written already as a work of art. In 2000, the Barmy Army was published. The book was published on the eve of the 2000 European Championship and increased the interest of the press and the public in the problem of football hooligans. The following year, a sequel to the “Team” was written, published under the title “The Coolest” (“Top Dog”). In 2005, Dougie Brimson wrote the screenplay for the film “ Hooligans, ” in which Elijah Wood played the main role. All his adult life is a fan of the football club " Watford ".
The author has repeatedly reprinted in various languages of the world. In Russia, his books, as a rule, have a completely different title from the original, and therefore confusion may arise in the Brimson bibliography.
Translated into Russian.
- “Wherever we go” ( English Everywhere We Go: Behind the Matchday Madness ) - 1996, 2006
- This is the debut work of two writers - Dougie and Eddie Brimson.
- "England, my England" ( Eng. England, My England: The Trouble with the National Football Team ) - 1996
- "Higher measure" ( English Capital Punishment: London's Violent Football Following ) - 1997
- "Everything about football for real men" ( Eng. The Geezers' Guide to Football: A Lifetime of Lads and Lager ) - 1998
- "Derby Days" ( born Derby Days: Local Football Rivalries and Feuds ) - 1998
- "Something about Billy" ( born Billy's Log ) - 1998, 2007
- "Team" ( English The Crew ) - 1999
- “Mad Army” ( eng. Barmy Army: The Changing Face of Football Violence ) - 2000
- "The coolest" ( English Top Dog ) - 2001
- "Fans" ( eng. Eurotrashed: The Rise and Rise of Europe's Football Hooligans ) - 2003
- Football Killers ( Kicking Off: Why Hooliganism and Racism Are Killing Football ) - 2006
- "Rise of the fans" ( born Rebellion: The Growth of Football's Protest Movement ) - 2006
- "March of Hooligans" ( English March of the Hooligans: Soccer's Bloody Fraternity ) - 2009
- "Wings of Sparrow" (English " Wings of a Sparrow", 2012) - published in the publishing house "Amfora" in August 2013.