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Tuesday, June 2, 1998 Published at 18:12 GMT 19:12 UK


Special Report





Soccer hooliganism: Made in England, but big abroad

Football hooliganism was once synonymous with the UK. But while authorities have made great strides in cracking down on croad violence in England, the trend has spread across mainland Europe.

ALSO:
Police plan World Cup security
Sheffield United fan admits attack on linesman
France considers soccer hooligan ban




French choose British antidote to football ills

The organisers of France '98 have modelled their security arrangements on the successful tactics pioneered by English police to control soccer crowds

ALSO:
Soccer hooliganism: Made in England, but big abroad
Police chiefs join forces to beat the hooligans
Police plan World Cup security




Euro 96 - the model football tournament

Policing tactics for the European Championships in England proved a winner for sides. The man behind the strategic operations says it was a combination of hard work, communication and senstitive law enforcement techniques

ALSO:
Soccer hooliganism: Made in England, but big abroad
Police chiefs join forces to beat the hooligans
French chose British antidote to football ills


Football hooligans warned
Soccer fans are being urged to inform on football hooligans in the run-up to this summer's World Cup finals in France.




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