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Euro 2012: Stadiums of Hate

With just days to go before the kick-off of the Euro 2012 championships, Panorama reveals shocking new evidence of racist violence and anti-semitism at the heart of Polish and Ukrainian football and asks whether tournament organiser UEFA should have chosen both nations to host the prestigious event.

Reporter Chris Rogers witnesses a group of Asian fans being attacked on the terraces of a Ukrainian premier league match and hears anti-Semitic chanting at games in Poland. And with exclusive access to a far right group in Ukraine which recruits and trains football hooligans to attack foreigners, Panorama asks: how safe will travelling football teams and their supporters be at this summer's European festival of football?

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Sun 3 Jun 2012 20:30

Sol Campbell warns fans to stay away from Euro 2012

Sol Campbell warns fans to stay away from Euro 2012

Euro 2012 should not have been awarded to Poland and Ukraine because of entrenched racism and violence, Sol Campbell has told the BBC's Panorama.

The former England captain's advice to fans is to "stay home, watch it on TV... don't even risk it."

You can read the full story here.

Panorama Editor blogs about Euro 2012: Stadiums of Hate

Panorama Editor blogs about Euro 2012: Stadiums of Hate

The BBC News website's Editors' blog is used to offer analysis and information about how we cover the issues. Panorama Editor Tom Giles offers this response to some of the feedback from Euro 2012: Stadiums of Hate. You can read it in full here . 

 

Credits

Role Contributor
ReporterChris Rogers
ReporterChris Rogers
ProducerLeo Telling
ProducerLeo Telling
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