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Leagues: EPL

/ 191 days ago

Spurs' stadium vandalized, damage costs to exceed six figures

Numerous acts of vandalism have resulted in over six figures in damage to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. During the weeklong break for international competition, a group of vandals attacked Spurs' north London stadium, causing damage to the stadium and its surrounding area. This event occurred on Monday, October 9, the day after the NFL game […]

AZ Alkmaar

/ 192 days ago

Dutch police want a nationwide ban on violent foreign supporters

Authorities inside the Netherlands are attempting to crack down on fan violence surrounding soccer matches. High-ranking Dutch police figures are attempting to bar certain foreign fans from attending games inside the country. This ban would essentially be for supporters of clubs that previously showed violent tendencious on Dutch soil. The call comes from Amsterdam police […]

England

/ 208 days ago

Soccer-related arrests reach record high in England, Wales

Arrests during soccer matches in England and Wales have reportedly reached a nine-year high. According to United Kingdom government officials, there were 2,264 total soccer-related arrests during the 2022/23 season. This was a slight increase over the previous campaign and the most since 2013/14. Included in the figures were any arrests during domestic men's and […]

Everton

/ 375 days ago

Gylfi Sigurdsson case dropped related to sex offense allegations

Former Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson will not face sexual offense charges related to his 2021 case. Police arrested the now-retired Icelander nearly two years ago on suspicion of child sex offenses. He got out on bail following his arrest. However, he held a travel ban. A spokesperson for the Greater Manchester Police informed RUV that […]

Morocco

/ 392 days ago

Peru MLS player detained during police incident in Spain

Peru national team players and police got into a bit of pushing match Monday night in Spain. The team is currently in Spain to play a friendly match against Morocco on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid's Metropolitano Stadium is set to host the matchup. Chaos broke out between the Peruvians and police while the team was greeted […]

Police officer injured, 4 fans arrested at United versus Betis

A police officer suffered an injury inside Old Trafford Thursday night during the Manchester United match against Real Betis. Away fans threw flares and other objects inside the famous arena, resulting in the injury. The Red Devils went on the win the Europa League game convincingly, 4-1. About 3,600 Betis fans traveled to Manchester to […]

Police apologize for Hillsborough Disaster, and admit negligence

British police have issued an apology for their role in the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster that resulted in the tragic death of 97 soccer fans. It's the first time that police have apologized for the disaster and how families of the victims have been treated. The apology comes six years after a 2017 report headed by […]