English drinkers in disturbances in France; fascists waving a UKIP banner in a (tiny) protest in Nottingham city centre; an unusual leaflet labelled “christian soldiers”.
It would be wrong to say – LEAVE = football fan thugery; UKIP = fascism; Christianity = LEAVE.
It would be fair to say –
– we need to understand what’s gone wrong in Marseilles, including within the stadium cos I’m surprised separation of Russian fans was weaker than what I witness in the third tier of English football; (a charge through seating is very difficult to get away from);
– the attempted fascist rally in Nottingham was tiny;
– some people have shared weirder stuff than that on Facebook with me, about Muslims in particular.
Some great stuff to put things in a proper context.
Including a plea from the Welsh – “Now can we not have all the photo’s coming out of Marseille being labelled as British please.”
and this –