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World Cup: UK and Ireland’s 2030 bid is alive as Saudi Arabia pose bigger threat than Wembley hooligans

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Police ahead of the Euro 2020 final

Police ahead of the Euro 2020 final

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Police ahead of the Euro 2020 final

The mob rule which ran amok at Wembley Stadium before, during and after the European Championship Final wasn’t the most damaging aspect last week to a potential joint bid between UK and Ireland partners for the 2030 World Cup Finals.

There was certainly consternation in the UK and Ireland bid team camp at the mayhem which unfolded when drunken ticketless louts, masquerading as England football fans, managed to break through lines of stewards, barriers and doors to enter the stadium and inflict violence and carnage on unsuspecting fans who had paid for the privilege of being in attendance at a major Final.


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