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Liverpool fans' Paris nightmare: Do the French sports and interior ministers' claims stack up?

Liverpool fans’ Paris nightmare: Do the French sports and interior ministers’ claims stack up?

Last night, Liverpool chairman Tom Werner sent a letter to the France’s sports minister Amelie Oudea-Castera asking her to apologise for her comments about the supposed causes of a 37-minute delay to the start of the Champions League final in Paris on Saturday night. Earlier on Monday, Oudea-Castera and French interior minister Gerald Darmanin held …

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France blames ticket fraud for Champions League final chaos

France blames ticket fraud for Champions League final chaos

PARIS (AP) — French authorities defended police on Monday for indiscriminately firing tear gas and pepper spray at Liverpool supporters at the Champions League final, while blaming industrial levels of fraud that saw 30,000 to 40,000 people try to enter the Stade de France with fake tickets or none at all. UEFA ordered an independent …

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