FIFA ‘strongly condemns’ violence between Hungary fans and police during match against England

FIFA ‘strongly condemns’ violence between Hungary fans and police during World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley and maintains its ‘zero-tolerance stance against such abhorrent behaviour’

  • Violence between fans and police marred England vs Hungary on Tuesday 
  • Hungary supporters clashed with police during the opening minutes of the tie
  • FIFA has announced it has a ‘zero-tolerance’ stance to such violent behaviour
  • An investigation has been launched into this incident and Albania vs Poland too
  • Albania fans threw bottles at Poland’s players after the visitors scored their goal 

FIFA are investigating the violent crown trouble that marred Tuesday night’s clash between England and Hungary.

Hungarian fans clashed with police and security staff at Wembley on Tuesday night amid accusations a supporter made a racist slur towards a steward.

And a FIFA statement read: ‘FIFA is currently analysing reports of (Tuesday) night’s FIFA World Cup™️ qualifier matches in order to determine the most appropriate action.

FIFA are investigating the violent crown trouble that marred England’s match with Hungary

‘FIFA strongly condemns the incidents at England v. Hungary and Albania v. Poland and would like to state that its position remains firm and resolute in rejecting any form of violence as well as any form of discrimination or abuse. 

‘FIFA has a very clear zero-tolerance stance against such abhorrent behaviour in football.’

More to follow. 

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