England fans clash with police in Marseille


Last night there was conflicting reports of what sparked the clashes in the southern French city
Clash: England fans are captured posturing in front of French police in an aggressive style outside an Irish bar last night

Marseille, France – Around 250 England supporters pelted police with drink cans outside a bar in the southern French city of Marseille late Thursday ahead of the country’s opening Euro 2016 match, a police source said.

A 24-year-old Englishman was arrested and spent the night in custody after the trouble in the Vieux-Port area of the Mediterranean city.


Police used teargas to disperse the England fans.

England fans also clashed with a group of young Frenchmen, with one Englishman needing hospital treatment for a minor injury.

Deterrent: Police use tear gas to disperse the angry crowds after trouble flared with England fans in Marseille

Trouble: French police used tear gas on English fans in Marseille after clashes broke out between travelling fans and local hooligans

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