A European Parliament (EP) committee has decided to ask the Dutch authorities for an explanation of alleged discriminatory actions taken by Dutch police against Polish citizens after a football match in Alkmaar, a Polish MEP has said.
The Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has launched an investigation into Thursday's violent events involving Polish footballers and fans in Alkmaar, the Netherlands.
UEFA, European football's governing body, has decided to allow Polish referee Szymon Marciniak to officiate at the Champions League final on June 10, the organisation announced on Friday.
All political forces in Poland are standing behind referee Szymon Marciniak, Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland's prime minister, said on Friday, commenting on charges of ultra-right ties against a top Polish soccer referee.
Charges of ties to ultra-right circles against Polish international football referee Szymon Marciniak are "untruthful and scandalous," a Polish government official said on Friday.
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Poland bounced back from their defeat by the Netherlands on Thursday to secure a hard-fought 1-0 win over Wales in the latest UEFA Nations League match.
Poland’s football team bounced back from its drubbing at the hands of Belgium to hold the Netherlands to a 2-2 draw in Rotterdam in its latest UEFA Nations League match.
Warsaw’s AKS Zły met FC United of Manchester in the inaugural edition of the Fenix Trophy last night, but for the majority of spectators the score line was never of importance.
Police have detained two residents of Gdańsk on suspicion of attacking foreign football fans in the city for the final of the UEFA Europa League.
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