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celeste

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England fans behaviour 'an embarrassment'
« on: 09:41:30, 06/06/19 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48538731



Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment to the team", the Football Association has said.

There was trouble in the city for a second night as some England fans clashed with riot police on Wednesday.

Bottles were thrown at Portuguese fans in a fans' zone as supporters watched Portugal beat Switzerland 3-1.




A UK police chief has called their behaviour "completely unacceptable".

Some fans are staying in Porto, which is 30 miles away from Guimaraes where England face the Netherlands.

The trouble comes a week after the FA released their 'Don't be that idiot' campaign, warning fans about anti-social and "embarrassing behaviour".

"The FA strongly condemns the scenes witnessed in Porto overnight," it said in a statement.

"Anyone responsible for these disturbances cannot be seen as true England supporters and are not welcome in football. They are an embarrassment to the team and the thousands of well-behaved fans who follow England in the right way."

Deputy chief constable Mark Roberts, the National Police Chiefs' Council football policing lead, said Portuguese riot police were deployed in the main square of Porto against a group of England fans on Wednesday night.

"The behaviour of a small number of the England fans out here continues to tarnish the reputation of the genuine fans who are simply trying to enjoy the football," said Roberts.

"It is believed the fans had been throwing bottles at Portugal fans who were watching the match in the same area.

"This is the second evening in a row where disorder has occurred in Porto. Last night there were issues outside a bar, where bottles were thrown and minor damage was caused.

"The behaviour we are witnessing is incredibly disappointing and again I would point fans towards the recent video from the FA - 'Don't be that idiot'.

More than 100 England fans were arrested in Amsterdam in March 2018, when Gareth Southgate's side played the Netherlands in a friendly.

England were also threatened with disqualification from Euro 2016 but were not formally charged by Uefa, after fan trouble at the tournament,.

But last year's World Cup in Russia passed without any trouble
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Re: England fans behaviour 'an embarrassment'
« Reply #1 on: 10:05:52, 06/06/19 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48538731



Fans responsible for trouble in Porto before Thursday's Nations League semi-final are "not true England supporters" and an "embarrassment to the team", the Football Association has said.

There was trouble in the city for a second night as some England fans clashed with riot police on Wednesday.

Bottles were thrown at Portuguese fans in a fans' zone as supporters watched Portugal beat Switzerland 3-1.




A UK police chief has called their behaviour "completely unacceptable".

Some fans are staying in Porto, which is 30 miles away from Guimaraes where England face the Netherlands.

The trouble comes a week after the FA released their 'Don't be that idiot' campaign, warning fans about anti-social and "embarrassing behaviour".

"The FA strongly condemns the scenes witnessed in Porto overnight," it said in a statement.

"Anyone responsible for these disturbances cannot be seen as true England supporters and are not welcome in football. They are an embarrassment to the team and the thousands of well-behaved fans who follow England in the right way."

Deputy chief constable Mark Roberts, the National Police Chiefs' Council football policing lead, said Portuguese riot police were deployed in the main square of Porto against a group of England fans on Wednesday night.

"The behaviour of a small number of the England fans out here continues to tarnish the reputation of the genuine fans who are simply trying to enjoy the football," said Roberts.

"It is believed the fans had been throwing bottles at Portugal fans who were watching the match in the same area.

"This is the second evening in a row where disorder has occurred in Porto. Last night there were issues outside a bar, where bottles were thrown and minor damage was caused.

"The behaviour we are witnessing is incredibly disappointing and again I would point fans towards the recent video from the FA - 'Don't be that idiot'.

More than 100 England fans were arrested in Amsterdam in March 2018, when Gareth Southgate's side played the Netherlands in a friendly.

England were also threatened with disqualification from Euro 2016 but were not formally charged by Uefa, after fan trouble at the tournament,.

But last year's World Cup in Russia passed without any trouble
yes it is embarrassing , I wonder why there was no trouble in Moscow  :police: :knuppel2:

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Re: England fans behaviour 'an embarrassment'
« Reply #2 on: 10:50:08, 06/06/19 »
They would have banned them or jailed them.

It's too easy to say hooliganism isn't acceptable, so what do they do about it, there isn't an answer so they same the next time - it's often fuelled by drink resulting in macho behaviour trying to prove who is the toughest, they know it but don't want to look soft in front of their mates.
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« Reply #3 on: 22:11:04, 06/06/19 »
Those imbeciles are also motivated by a twisted belief that they are proud Englishmen with a love of all things British, when in fact they are an embarrassment to us, by all means have a drink and a sing song, but show respect to the locals, after all they are guest's in their country, nothing excuses loutish behaviour, but the trouble partly is that they get away with it over here so they export the problem abroad, they get off their faces and think they can do what they want.
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« Reply #4 on: 00:15:22, 07/06/19 »
Iím certainly not defending the England fans but they are no worse than the anti trump demonstrators who bullied a grandfather especially ms pringet

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« Reply #5 on: 09:41:17, 07/06/19 »
Absolutely agree Parky.

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« Reply #6 on: 07:16:52, 08/06/19 »
The anti-Trump thugs were an assortment angst-ridden white liberals and professional ne'er-do-wells bussed in by Soros and his evil clique, and are therefore absolutely wonderful in the eyes of the fake news media. The thugs in Portugal, on the other hand, are white working class males who most likely perform menial jobs for a living, who tick all the wrong boxes for guys and gals in the media bubble and are therefore not good at all. They are so out of favour, in fact, that the zealots of the New World Order would prefer to see them disappear completely, and they are working very hard toward achieving that objective.

Biased coverage? Surely not?

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« Reply #7 on: 09:07:56, 08/06/19 »
The anti-Trump thugs were an assortment angst-ridden white liberals and professional ne'er-do-wells bussed in by Soros and his evil clique, and are therefore absolutely wonderful in the eyes of the fake news media. The thugs in Portugal, on the other hand, are white working class males who most likely perform menial jobs for a living, who tick all the wrong boxes for guys and gals in the media bubble and are therefore not good at all. They are so out of favour, in fact, that the zealots of the New World Order would prefer to see them disappear completely, and they are working very hard toward achieving that objective.

Biased coverage? Surely not?
  There is truth in that Steve, white working class boys are a no no to those people.