Write & Earn
Notifications

Russian Football Union will probably be fined after Marseille clashes - R-Sport

Football Soccer - England v Russia - EURO 2016 - Group B - Stade V?lodrome, Marseille, France - 11/6/16 England fans try to escape trouble in the stadium at full time REUTERS/Eddie Keogh/ Livepic
Football Soccer - England v Russia - EURO 2016 - Group B - Stade V?lodrome, Marseille, France - 11/6/16England fans try to escape trouble in the stadium at full timeREUTERS/Eddie Keogh/ Livepic

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Football Union will probably by fined by UEFA for the behaviour of Russian fans in Marseille, Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said on Sunday, R-Sport news agency reported.

"We will have a fine from UEFA, so I understand. We behaved incorrectly," Mutko said, adding that Russian officials will investigate what happened and there were "many nuances".

His comments follow violent scenes at a Euro 2016 game between England and Russia on Saturday evening.

(Reporting By Jason Bush; Editing by Elaine Hardcastle)

Fetching more content...