Have the EDL elected a new thug?

Matthew Collins - 14 12 15
Crossland: Piss head takes over the EDL

Crossland: Piss head takes over the EDL

The English Defence League (EDL) appear to have moved swiftly to try and fight off the surge in support for the founder’s new group, Pegida UK.

And if you thought Lennon had chosen well with a bit of an idiot to lead his new group, the EDL may well have gone one better and appointed Ian Crossland to replace the outgoing leader Steve Eddowes who has moved over to join Lennon.

It was only a month or so ago that Crossland claimed in court to have no connections with the EDL.

He has of late been running around with a number of former EDL members in anti-refugee groups as the main body of the EDL collapsed.

Crossland has a history of idiotic behaviour, so he will be a popular choice for leader for some of the group.

What Crossland’s appointment will do is perhaps bring the EDL further into the camp of hard line neo-nazis, the likes of who are currently lining up to congratulate him on his appointment.

It will not go down well with the rest of what remains of the EDL in the south, however, where grudges are long held against him. He was previously in a relationship with Gail Speight who had an allegations made against her over misuse of EDL funds.


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