MX23RW : Tuesday, October 16 15:08:31

FFF president admits Euro 2016 concerns following Paris attacks

Noel Le Graet, president of the French Football Federation, admits his concerns over safety measures for Euro 2016 amid further terrorist attacks in France.

The president of the French Football Federation has admitted his increasing concerns over safety measures for Euro 2016 in the wake of Friday's terror attacks in Paris.

The death toll continues to rise but at least 128 people have been confirmed dead as a result of multiple acts of terrorism across the city last night.

It comes less than a year after 11 people were gunned down at Charlie Hebdo offices in January, and Noel Le Graet concedes that he is worried about next summer's France-based competition.

He told L'Equipe: "For the Euro, there was already a big worry. Today it's obviously even stronger."

According to reports, three explosions, believed to be suicide bombers, were heard outside Stade de France during France's 2-0 win over Germany.

Later in the evening, many more people were killed inside a concert hall where they were being held hostage by men with guns and explosives.

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Reuters.

France's friendly with England on Tuesday has reportedly been postponed.

Share this article now:
France head coach Didier Deschamps during a press conference on November 11, 2013
Read Next:
Deschamps extends France contract
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account