Dutch police detain 90 England supporters for violence

March 23, 2018

AMSTERDAM (AP) Dutch police detained 90 England soccer supporters Friday for public order breaches ahead of their team's friendly international against the Netherlands in Amsterdam.

Police in the Dutch capital said in a tweet that one supporter was injured and sent to a hospital for treatment.

Dutch media showed footage of England fans chanting in Amsterdam's Red Light District and police moving in to disperse them.

Trouble started in Amsterdam on Thursday night, when police detained 25 England fans for throwing beer bottles at officers.

There was no sign of trouble at the Amsterdam Arena on the southern edge of the Dutch capital where the two teams were playing Friday night.

Dutch police said about 1,500 England fans traveled to the Dutch capital for the match.

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