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Euro 2016: Fan Clashes Require Strong Reaction from Governing Bodies’ Leadership

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Euro 2016: Fan Clashes Require Strong Reaction from Governing Bodies’ Leadership

It’s turned into a case of he-said, she-said as violent clashes between England and Russian supporters have marred the Euro Championships in France. Russia has been fined and handed a “suspended disqualification” while England escaped any punishment. The situation requires strong leadership from both UEFA and FIFA as both governing bodies are responsible for rooting out the rise of hooliganism, often fuelled by right-wing supporters.

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