England and Italy soccer followers clashed in Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square and set off fireworks as riot police struggled to interrupt up the stressed crowds, English newspapers reported.
Here is a timeline of some of England’s past problems with hooliganism:
October 1977: England followers trigger main injury to the stadium at a World Cup qualifying recreation in Luxembourg.
June 1980: England followers riot in Turin, Italy, throughout a European Championship recreation towards Belgium.
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May 1985: A human stampede occurred when principally Juve followers escaping from a breach by Liverpool followers have been pressed towards a collapsing wall within the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium, earlier than the beginning of the 1985 European Cup Final. 39 individuals have been killed.
June 1988: About 400 followers arrested for brawling in bars and streets at Euro video games in German cities.
July 1990: England followers concerned in violent scenes in Cagliari and Rimini throughout World Cup in Italy.
February 1995: Rightwing England thugs tear up seats and assault native followers at Dublin’s Lansdowne Road, forcing the pleasant recreation towards Ireland to be deserted after 27 minutes.
June 1996: About 200 English followers arrested in central London after England loses to Germany within the Euro semis.
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June 1998: England followers conflict with locals in Marseille and Saint-Etienne, France, at the World Cup.
November 1999: About 160 followers are arrested in working battles between England and Scotland followers earlier than European Championship playoff recreation in Glasgow.
June 2000: About 850 followers – nearly all English – are detained after rioting in Brussels and Charleroi, Belgium, earlier than England’s Euro 2000 recreation towards Germany. 56 individuals injured. UEFA threatens to throw England out of competitors.
June 2016: Hundreds of followers, principally English, conflict with locals and Russia supporters in Marseille over three days. The worst riots happen the day of England’s opening Euro match towards Russia.
March 2018: Before a pleasant towards the Netherlands, bicycles have been thrown into Amsterdam canals and vacationers on boats have been pelted with bottles from bridges as Dutch police detained over 100 English followers.
June 2019: Riot police was referred to as out to deal with followers inflicting chaos in Porto through the Nations League.