English Defence League to reject founder over Bristol march?

Matthew Collins - 23 01 17
Lennon: Not wanted by the EDL

Lennon: Not wanted by the EDL

The founder of the English Defence League (EDL), Stephen Lennon, has been tweeting the last few days about leading a march in Bristol in memory of Mosque attacker Kevin Crehan who died in Horfield Prison while serving a 12-month sentence.

The circumstances around Crehan’s death are still unclear and there are those around the anti-Muslim street protest scene who believe his death was suspicious.

Not wanted

Not wanted

Lennon, who quit the EDL in 2013 has suggested he leads a march in memory and protest through Bristol, suggesting it should be labelled EDL march. This has raised some eyebrows as Lennon quit the group in apparent disgust of its extremism and excessive behaviour. He later founded the UK wing of the German far-right group Pegida, but that seems to have ground to a halt due to behind the scenes arguments.

Punters on Facebook question his motives

Punters on Facebook question his motives

Sadly for Lennon, the EDL (a tiny group nowadays) has decided to march with the equally tiny and moronic Casuals United gang and not fall in behind their founder and greatest detractor.

My, how the mighty have fallen foul of their own spawn.


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