Plan to beat Euro thugs.
Home Office minister Hazel Blears, who is visiting Portugal to inspect security arrangements ahead of this summer's tournament - in which the England team will play - said police forces had been given significant funds to target hooligans.
She said: "We already have just over 2,000 (banning orders). If you think back to the last Euro tournament, we only had 105, I think, so we have been working hard to get these banning orders."
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|Publication:||Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)|
|Date:||Feb 17, 2004|
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