England could see LOWEST turnout of World Cup supporters in YEARS amid threats of VIOLENCE

England could see LOWEST turnout of World Cup supporters in YEARS amid threats of VIOLENCE
 

Officials believe many fans are staying away after reports that gangs of Russian “Ultras” are lying in wait for them.
A Whitehall insider said: “For many, a mixture of Russian hooligans, heavy-handed police and the possibility of being ripped off have all played a part in the decision to stay at home.”
Around 20,000 England fans were originally expected to arrive at the World Cup, but it is thought only 10,000 England fans will be travelling to Russia this summer for the tournament.
That is only around half the number that went to Brazil in 2014 and with only four months left to go,... read more

 
25 February 2018 in World News, Views: 58
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