British ministers have called for independent oversight of an assessment by the British Football Association FA of security deficiencies following the European Championship final riots on July 11, The Times reports.
Italy’s final battle against England at Wembley was marred by clashes between fans and agents in and around the London stadium.
The troposphere around Wembley stadium was fidgety here and there in the run-up to the final. Dozens of fans strained to gain admission to closed areas outside the football arena finished some crush barriers.
They wanted to arrive at the stadium deprived of valid tickets but were ultimately unsuccessful. Dozens of people were arrested, and at least 19 officers were injured, police said.