>> This could get England and Russia thrown out of the European football championships. Governing body UEFA saying both sides could be expelled if there is any more violence from their fans, that after supporters of the two teams clashed in Marseille on Saturday. Now the England captain is begging supporters to do the right thing.
I'd like to ask the fans, please, if you don't have a ticket, don't travel. And for the fans with tickets, be safe, be sensible, and continue with your great support for the players.>> Two England fans already jailed, but Russia is under even greater pressure, Moscow desperate to avoid anything that could jeopardize its plans to host the 2018 World Cup.
Though something Russia has fostered it fan problem by creating a mood of antagonism with the west, Reuters Moscow correspondent Andrew Osbourne says the hooligans may also be well connected.>> There is a disturbing political undercurrent to all this because many of the Russian football hooligans are also far right Russian nationalists.
Some people have criticized, really, the Kremlin for being too soft on them, for not coming down hard enough on them. And there's also a link, many think, between Russia's own behavior on the international stage and the behavior of these hooligans, who, to some extent, take that cue from the Kremlin.
The Kremlin sounded less combative now, though. It says it welcomes the UA for investigation. Meanwhile, the UK has offered to send more police. Both countries know they have a lot riding on the behavior of their fans.