England is going to have to start taking lessons from other countries on how to deal with their hooligan problem.
LONDON (Reuters) – About 400 frustrated football fans rampaged in south London, throwing things at police and injuring two officers after England lost to France in their first match at the Euro 2004 championship in Portugal on Sunday.
Police said 14 people were arrested following the hour-long disturbance there, which saw police vehicles and a tram damaged, and two officers needing hospital treatment for minor injuries.
The trouble broke out after France’s Zinedine Zidane struck twice in injury time to take title holders France to a 2-1 victory.
In Lisbon, police who had been braced for trouble after the match said the night had been quiet with just one fan arrested.Things were quiet in Lisbon because everyone was stoned…