: Guardian: UEFA opens case against Russia but not England after Euro 2016 fan violence (video)

15:02 Jun. 12, 2016

Guardian: UEFA opens case against Russia but not England after Euro 2016 fan violence (video)

England supporters cover their faces after police fired tear gas following clashes after the Euro 2016 soccer championship group B match between England and Russia in Marseille, France Saturday, June 11, 2016 (AP Photo)

Police say 35 people were wounded in clashes before and after Euro 2016 game

UEFA has expressed its "utter disgust" and opened disciplinary proceedings against Russia for crowd disturbances, racist behaviour by fans and fireworks being set off during the European Championship game against England on Saturday. Uefa has not opened any case against the English Football Association.

The control, ethics and disciplinary bodies of Uefa will judge the Russia case on Tuesday ahead of their second Euro 2016 Group B match against Slovakia on Wednesday, June 15.

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Uefa says it will implement "corrective measures" to strengthen security at European Championship stadiums after "segregation issues" at the Stade Velodrome, where the game finished 1-1.

Regional police chief Laurent Nunez said most of the injuries in Marseille were minor but that four were serious and that one of them – an England supporter – was in a serious but stable condition. Full story 


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