Clashes erupt in Marseille ahead of Euro England-Russia match

By Reuters/Mitch Phillips   June 12, 2016 | 01:12 am GMT+7
English and Russian soccer fans hurling bottles and chairs clashed with each other and with French riot police in Marseille on Saturday ahead of their teams' opening Euro 2016 match.

The Queen Victoria and next-door Irish bar were forced to close their doors to England fans late last night, and several other bars in the port area have said they will not be showing the 9 p.m. (1900 GMT) England versus Russia match on TV.

Photos by Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissie

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