English Defence League supporters are set to march in Bradford in defiance of founder Tommy Robinson's call for them to stay away.

Up to 1,000 EDL activists plan to gather in the centre of the Yorkshire city, which has a large Muslim population, to protest against child grooming sex gangs on Saturday.

Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley Lennon, appealed for supporters not to go to Bradford when he stood down from his own group at a dramatic press conference this week.

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