UEFA Champions League final

More harrowing accounts of CL final violence spark debate

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First-hand accounts of the dangerous bottlenecks of thousands of supporters at the Liverpool versus Real Madrid Champions League cup final in Paris on May 28th, and the violent abuse and robbery of them by local gangs, continue to prompt outrage and to fuel criticism of the government from political opponents.   

French minister: cup final chaos was 'industrial scale' ticket fraud

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French interior minister Gérald Darmanin on Monday said the potentially dangerous bottleneck of tens of thousands of Liverpool fans on Saturday trying to enter the Stade de France for the Champions League cup final of their team against  Real Madrid was due to 'industrial scale' ticket fraud, which he said 'only seems to happen with certain English clubs'.