Hooligans from Glasgow wreak havoc in Barcelona
8 November 2007, BARCELONA - Glasgow Rangers fans cause chaos as their team goes out of Champions League in clash with Barca.
8 November 2007
BARCELONA - Glasgow Rangers fans cause chaos as their team goes out of Champions League in clash with Barca.
In anticipation of their team's Champions League encounter last night against Barcelona, thousands of fans of Scotland's Glasgow Rangers descended on the Catalan capital, leaving a wake of debris strewn about the city's central Plaza Cataluña.
Over 15,000 Rangers fans arrived in Barcelona to cheer on their team, but only 6,200 of them had tickets for the game.
The fans camped in the Plaza, drinking, relieving themselves in the streets, and prompting several adjacent bars to close to avoid incidents. Near game time, 200 fans tried enter into Camp Nou stadium, requiring the intervention of the authorities.
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Subject: Spanish news