When English fans travel abroad, there is a likelihood of trouble, only they are not always to blame. At Stadio Olimpico in Rome truncheon-wielding police carried out a fierce intervention against Manchester United followers during the Roma-Manchester United Champions’ League clash. The following day the police in Seville turned on Tottenham supporters with similar aggression on the occasion of the Sevilla-Spurs UEFA Cup duel.
Both English clubs claim their fans were unjustly targeted, and the supporters themselves say they are shocked at the police brutality.
“The Italian police attacked a group of Manchester fans. I tried to help a girl who fell when a policeman hit me with a baton,” said one United fan.
A Tottenham official in the meantime said the Spanish police brutalized a disabled Spurs fan.
“We are aware that a disabled fan was hit with a stick with such force that he was thrown out of his wheelchair,” Tottenham secretary John Alexander told the BBC.
Although the days of English thugs rioting on the continent are long gone, modern mostly well-behaved fans still seem to be a fair Togel Singapore game for those who are supposed to take care of public order.
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