Category Archives: Football Policing

Newcastle and Millwall trouble: Let’s put this in perspective.

As we awoke yesterday to more news of the Boston bombings, we were served a stark reminder that human lives can be snatched away in the blink of an eye, even at a sporting event – something particularly poignant for … Read more…

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Hillsborough: A lie that defined Football for too long, but has changed football forever

The Hillsborough disaster was the worst tragedy that English football has ever seen. Words cannot explain the effect it had on those families affected and the football community as a whole. The families of the 96, the City of Liverpool … Read more…

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Euro 2012 Special: Hate crime in Ukraine – Will the police look the other way?

UEFA, the governing body of European football comments on their website, “Racism and any other forms of discrimination will never be tolerated. UEFA will not tolerate violence either on the pitch or in the stands. Football must set an example” … Read more…

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