Six English fans remain behind bars in Amsterdam

Six English fans remain behind bars in Amsterdam

Amsterdam police posted a statement on their official Twitter account which provided detail on the arrests in the city centre.

It's been reported that at least 25 England fans have been detained as a direct result of the incident.

The Football Association also handed out liftetime bans to supporters in June 2017 after England's 1-0 defeat to Germany was marred by fans making Nazi-related gestures, per Miguel Delaney at The Independent.

Thirty five of those arrested spent the night in cells and 94 were fined, police said.

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Online videos showed truncheon-wielding police backed by horseback officers, wading into a bottle-throwing crowd in one street.

Police in the Dutch capital said in a tweet that one supporter was injured and sent to a hospital for treatment.

"We arrested 90 English people, mainly because they were disturbing the peace", an Amsterdam police spokesman is quoted by the Daily Mail as saying.

A total of 27 members were suspended for their behaviour in Dortmund.

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A number of England fans were expected to have bought tickets in the home end for Friday's friendly - the last away game before the World Cup.

"As ever, the FA will work in partnership with the UK Football Policing Unit to help identify those involved and we will sanction any England Supporters Travel Club member found to be responsible for disorder".

And they have been in good voice as per, with Englishmen up and down the country gathering along the historic canals that wind their way through the city. As was reiterated ahead of the fixture, we always urge supporters to respect our hosts and behave in a responsible manner. "We had been in there several hours with no trouble at all".

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