US NewsFans injured ahead of Europa League final
Two injured after Bus Eireann coach crash in Cork City
Two people have been injured after a crash in Cork City. The incident happened on Saturday night and involved a Bus Eireann coach. The passenger bus and car collided along the Model Farm Road in Cork City shortly after 10pm.
Two fans have been injured in confrontations ahead of the Europa League final between Arsenal and Chelsea in Azerbaijan.
One British fan was taken to hospital with a head wound and bruising “as a result of an altercation between fans of the two football teams” in Baku, Health Ministry spokesman Parviz Abubekirov said.
A Russian man was hurt in an unconnected incident in a bar and treated at the scene, Mr Abubekirov added.
???????? The road to Baku for Chelsea & Arsenal ????
— UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague)
Relatively few English fans have travelled to Azerbaijan for Wednesday’s final because of high travel costs, and neither Arsenal nor Chelsea sold out their allocations of 6,000 tickets apiece.
However, many fans of both clubs have flown in from Russia and South East Asia, and both Arsenal and Chelsea have local supporters in Azerbaijan.
Truck driver trapped and bus passengers injured in collision that closed N7.
It caused heavy delays across Clondalkin and Tallaght yesterday
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