Russia has been handed a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 over crowd disturbances at the game against England in Marseille.
UEFA announced its decision as a group of Russian football fans faced being thrown out of France – and footage filmed by hooligans appeared to demonstrate that attacks on English supporters in Marseille before the match were well-planned.
The Russian football federation was also fined €150,000 – and the national team will be kicked out of the tournament if there is any repeat of the violence inside the Stade Velodrome in its remaining games, UEFA said.
Home Secretary Theresa May condemned the disorder in the House of Commons and echoed calls from Roy Hodgson and Wayne Rooney for England fans to behave themselves at the team’s remaining games…. see more