A riot leads to an Ireland vs. England match being cancelled

A riot leads to an Ireland vs. England match being cancelled

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The Lansdowne Road football riot occurred during a friendly football match between the Republic of Ireland and England in Lansdowne Road stadium in Dublin. The riot was caused by the English neo-Nazi organization Combat 18 and injured twenty people. Combat 18's plans to cause trouble during the match were known by the British National Criminal Intelligence Service, and this was communicated to the Irish police.

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