FA launch investigation into chaos at Euro 2020 final

The FA in England have launched an independent review unto security findings at Wembley after some unscrupulous elements displayed violent and disorderly behavior at the Euro 2020 final.

The review will be led by Baroness Casey of Blackstock and it will be done on the shameful scenes after thousands of fans without tickets stormed the stadium after breaking down barriers.

It can be recalled that the Euro 2020 final game between England and Italy on July 11 was marred by crowd trouble and the result of the chaos threatens the combined efforts of the British and the Irish to host the World Cup in 2030.

Ministers have called for an independent review into the fracas, resulting in the FA informing the Department for Digitial, Culture, Media, and Sport (DMCS) that they are eager “to ensure that lessons are learned and such disgraceful scenes are never able to be repeated”.

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A statement from the FA said: “We are determined to fully understand what happened outside and then inside Wembley Stadium at the UEFA Euro 2020 Final on July 11.

“We informed the DCMS at the weekend that an independent review led by Baroness Casey of Blackstock has been commissioned to report on the facts and circumstances involved. It will speak to all parties concerned and included external experts.

“A key emphasis of the findings will be to ensure that lessons are learned and such disgraceful scenes are never able to be repeated.

“We continue to work with the relevant authorities in support of their efforts to identify those responsible and hold them to account.”