Rangers Football Club has hit out at their fans for the treatment at last week’s Europa League final in Seville, revealing that they are talking to UEFA about what happened. Rangers expressed their main concerns about the treatment of supporters at the Europa League final and called on fans to speak up and take issues to UEFA. Rangers chiefs praised tens of thousands of fans making the trip to Spain to attend the Europa League final but raised serious concerns about the treatment supporters received in the stadium. Rangers raised significant concern over the treatment of their supporters in last Wednesday’s Europa League Final at Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium in Seville.
The Rangers ask supporters to register difficulties they face at their Euro final. Supporters took to social media to air their frustrations, and Rangers have now confirmed that they are in talks with UEFA regarding facilities within the stadium. Rangers are in dialogue with UEFA and Football Supporters Europe (FSE) about the treatment of Rangers fans in the stadium and facilities within the stadium. UEFA apologised for Seville’s water shortage inconvenience, and the club is now telling fans who felt mistreated to contact Football Supporters Europe (FSE) to outline their experiences. The treatment of Rangers fans by Spanish police in Seville has been criticised by leading Ibrox supporters, with the dust settling over the defeat in the Europa League final.
The Eintracht Frankfurt hooligans were throwing glasses and other missiles at Rangers supporters in Seville before the Europa League Final this evening. Rapid Response Units from police stationed at the plaza of Santa Francisco had to be brought into action to tackle the incident, which was caused by a group of 200 Eintracht Frankfurt fans attacking Rangers supporters. German soccer hooligans went on the rampage, throwing flares and attacking fans, and Spanish police said that 200 German fans were fighting Ranger supporters.
Spanish police said they arrested five Germans after Eintracht Frankfurt fans, many wearing ski masks, started a rowdy altercation with Rangers supporters in Seville. Eintracht Frankfurt hooligans have thrown flashbangs and chairs at Rangers supporters in Seville following an assault by a mob of 200 German hooligans on Glasgow fans before the Europa League final. Rangers fans were loud about their frustrations with Spanish police throughout the duration of the match and past the final whistle.
On Twitter, Rangers fans present the evening of the final gave a snapshot of the unsavoury conditions and brutal treatment by the police. The horrific conditions Rangers fans were reportedly subjected to the night of the last has now been called into question. However, the Rangers had severe concerns about their supporter’s treatment at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium, including confiscation of items that had been approved and agreed upon beforehand by police and the lack of adequate facilities inside the stadium, including a lack of bottles of water, or any water at all, in the bathrooms — something that has, understandably, caused severe discomfort for many supporters at the stadium.