There are major fears Britain and Ireland's 2030 World Cup bid could have been wrecked after hooligans stormed Wembley during England's European Championship final defeat to Italy. The Government is currently grilling those responsible for policing the country's biggest match for 55 years – and Parliament is set to do the same – over some of the worst violence at an international in the UK for many years. The Football Association is also facing a heavy fine, and even a suspended stadium ban, from Uefa after scores of apparently ticketless hooligans forced entry to Sunday's game and ran riot inside and outside the ground. And there could be worse in store for the FA from European football's governing body over the scenes that marred the latter's quadrennial showpiece ahead of a decision over which of its members' 2030 World Cup bids it puts forward to a vote at Fifa. Britain and Ireland had looked to have stolen a march on a joint Spain-Portugal offering back in April after Boris Johnson helped bring down the Super League. Johnson said on Monday night he did not think the actions of "a small minority" had hurt the UK-led bid. But those behind the… Read full this story
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