From what we haven’t seen coming out of Moscow after Chelsea’s choke yesterday, it appears that Russian media embargo police plan really worked (we’re guessing it was the bed chains).
The LONDON DAILY MAIL reports:
Thousands of Chelsea fans were bussed under police escort to their airports soon after their team lost on penalties.
“This has been a successful operation. We are pleased at the lack of trouble. Most fans have seen a great game and are going back to Britain safe, if wet,” said a police commander at the stadium.
But of course, we can’t say the same for London police’s plan (fan out everyone!) to keep Chelsea fans from rioting in the streets of London’s posh (it really is, actually) west end.
The Daily Mail reports that blood was spilled (see above Chelsea flag) during clashes between the bobbies and yobbies last night. Read more…