Football scrambles for answers as fan disorder continues

Everton v Crystal Palace – Premier League – Goodison Park
(Image credit: Peter Byrne)

A return to perimeter fencing is not the answer to tackling pitch invasions and would represent “a failure of us all”, the UK’s football policing lead has said.

Recent matches in the Premier League and the EFL have been marred by pitch invasions, and in some cases fans have clashed with players and other club staff after coming onto the field.

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