Update from 04/09 - A number of news agencies and media outlets reported today that there were warnings by government officials advising against traveling to Russia for the 2018 World Cup. I checked official government websites of several countries - nothing has fundamentally changed. Read more here.
The State of Soccer Fan Violence in Canada
Once upon a time, there was a teenage boy named Bob, and Bob asked his mom if they could go to a soccer game in honour of his birthday next week.
Feeling a little concerned Bob’s mother responded, "You know honey that sounds great but I think we should do something a little less violent. I heard there is supposed to be a wrestling match this Saturday! How about we do that instead?
I know what you guys are thinking...
Soccer Fan Violence. Why The MLS Isn’t Suffering From Hooliganism Like Other Soccer Organizations.
Soccer fan violence otherwise known as “hooliganism” is a common topic in the world of international soccer.
The State Of Football Hooliganism in the UK
By examining the English Football official figures, it might seem that hooliganism in the UK is a vanishing problem. To prevent football violence, the stadia are safe, and they provide the necessary facilities. The football fans’ violence rarely takes place in the stadia. However, some hooliganism does take place even now, but on a limited scale.