Chesterfield MP insists 'vast majority' of England fans aren't troublemakers after ugly scenes at Euro 2016

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins has stressed that the 'vast majority' of England fans are not troublemakers.

Monday, 13th June 2016, 10:51 am
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 12:24 pm
Picture from Toby Perkins' Twitter account - @tobyperkinsmp

At the weekend, Mr Perkins published this tweet which has been retweeted almost 4,000 times on the social networking site.

Uefa has threatened to disqualify England and Russia from Euro 2016 if there is any further violence by fans.

It has begun disciplinary proceedings against Russia - but not England - after 'totally unacceptable' scenes at Saturday's England-Russia game.

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Footage appeared to show Russia fans rush at England supporters after the 1-1 draw in Marseille.

Earlier in the day, England, Russia and local fans were embroiled in ugly clashes with riot police, with a number of bloodied fans being taken to hospital.