An England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPAAn England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPA
An England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPA
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Home and Away by Peter Simpson

A week of wonder beaten and bruised by Russian desire for a hooligans’ league

The beautiful game shows its best as Barcelona stun Paris St Germain and Bayern Munich down Arsenal again, but also worst side as leading Russian politician calls for organised fighting ahead of 2018 Fifa World Cup

An England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPAAn England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPA
An England fan evades a smoke grenade thrown by riot French police during clashes with Russian supporters. Photo: EPA
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