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OM-Tottenham: English fans banned in Marseille

OM-Tottenham: English fans banned in Marseille

Ahead of the decisive meeting between OM and Tottenham in the Champions League, the decision of police prefect of Bouches-du-Rhône Frédérique Camilleri fell. Prohibited order “To anyone claiming to be or acting as a Tottenham supporter” A large sector including the seafront in the 1st, 2nd, 6th and 7th arrondissements of Marseille, such as the Old Port, Pannier, Notre-Dame de la Garde or the Corniche. It was until 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

The ban was lifted as practice from midday on Monday could be in front of Spurs supporters “To spark rivalry with Marseille supporters”These are used during competitions “Travel Through the Discovered City Center” Fans of the opposing team “to confront them”Explains this mandate.

Surroundings of the stadium are also restricted

Besides, the English media were sent to the stadium “In Coaches and Buses under Police Guard”No Tottenham fan can stay in the Velodrome (8th arrondissement) and the entire area around the stadium, Tuesday, from 10am to midnight.

This action is targeted “To prevent the risk of collision”Denotes the mandate, recalls it “The terrorist threat in France is high. »