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Football Fans Tried in France but Russian Hooligans 'Evade Arrest'

Ten men will be tried in France Monday over the violence between English and Russian football fans in Marseille, but prosecutors said 150 "extremely well-trained" Russian hooligans had evaded arrest.

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FA Urges England Fans at Euro 2016 to be 'Respectful'

The Football Association on Sunday urged fans to be "responsible and respectful" following a UEFA threat to disqualify England from Euro 2016 over fan violence in France.

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Modric Stunner Sees Croatia Past Turkey

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric scored a brilliant volley as Croatia defeated Turkey 1-0 in their Euro 2016 Group D opener on Sunday.

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UEFA Threatens Russia, England with Euro Disqualification over Fan Violence

UEFA said Sunday that Russia and England could be thrown out of the European Championship finals if their fans are involved in more violence.

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Russia Late Equalizer Deals Blow to England Hopes

Russia captain Vasili Berezutski headed a last-gasp leveler against England on Saturday to steal a 1-1 draw in a European Championship match marred by a third day of fan violence.

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Russian Minister Criticizes Fans for Euro 2016 Violence as UEFA Mulls Fine

Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko on Sunday criticized the behavior of his country's fans following disturbances at the Euro 2016 match against England and said UEFA was likely to impose a fine.

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FIFA Slams 'Shameful Scenes' at Euro 2016

FIFA on Sunday strongly condemned the "shameful scenes" between "idiotic troublemakers" at the European Championship.

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France Braces for Hooligans, More Strikes at Euro 2016

After a triumphant start to Euro 2016, France braced for more strike disruptions and hooligan violence as England face Russia in a high-risk match Saturday.

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Tragedy Strikes Nigeria Football again as Amodu Dies

Tragedy has hit Nigeria football again as former Super Eagles coach Shuaibu Amodu died just days after another national team coach Stephen Keshi passed away.

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France Hails Smooth Euro Start amid Strikes, Terror Fears

French President Francois Hollande hailed a smooth start to Euro 2016 Friday, despite strikes and terror fears which saw football fans wade through heavy security to attend the opening match.

Women in the national red, white and blue danced the can-can and superstar DJ David Guetta played to a packed stadium at the opening ceremony as France finally got the party atmosphere it had been waiting for, after months of doom and gloom.

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