07:55 GMT08 March 2021
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    Russian fans could be among those recently arrested by the French police after fans' scuffle in Marseille, local media reported Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Saturday, Russian national football team played in a draw with the team of England at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille within the UEFA’s Euro 2016. After the match, the clashes between Russian and English fans erupted at the stadium. Following the clashes, French police reported that some of the fans had been arrested. 

    According to the France Bleu newspaper, at least eight people had been arrested after the most recent clashes, and the Russian football fans could be among them.

    The newspaper also said that during the Saturday clashes three police officers were injured.

    Scuffles involving England's fans had already took place outside an English pub in Marseilles’ Old Port on Thursday and Friday, ahead of England’s Euro 2016 games.


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