UK tourists who've flown out on holiday in June warned 'you've been reported'

UK tourists who have headed abroad to Germany for the Euro 2024 tournament have been warned "you are being monitored". Euro 2024 fans from England and Germany who aren't staying home and watching the matches on BBC and ITV have been warned.

Supporters of the Three Lions and The Tartan Army out in Germany, in cities like Munich, Berlin, Gelsenkirchen, Cologne and Frankfurt, have been warned by German police. "We have seen people openly taking cocaine off the back of their hands. They're drinking beer that's a lot stronger than they're used to and people tend to get carried away and do things they don't do at home," says PC Stuart Dickerson from the UK football policing unit.

"The slightest thing just changes the dynamic in the crowd. They're singing a song and all of a sudden, they just turn, and you see the body language change, the chest puffs up," PC Dickerson says. "There are a lot of English supporters that are known to us with previous convictions for football violence across the country," he added.

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"So, we've been identifying those people to our guys here and just advising the local police that if a like-minded group, say from Dusseldorf or Italy, were to come through there's every chance that there will be violence," says PC Dickerson.

Police will now report back to German police. PC Dickerson and his team have seen approximately 100 known hooligans, he told Sky News, ahead of England's first match on Sunday versus Serbia at 8pm, following Scotland's opening night defeat to the hosts.

“When you watch European football and the other leagues you are aware of how many good players there are,” manager Gareth Southgate said. “What we have done until this point doesn’t really matter. It gives us confidence that we can play well but we have to deliver from tomorrow.”