Away stand shut for clasicos
There will be no away fans at the Ligue 1 matches between Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille this season. The decision was taken by the LFP’s Competitions Commission.
A communiqué published by the LFP stated: “At a meeting on 7 October, the Competitions Commission of the LFP took the following measure concerning the matches PSG-OM and OM-PSG:
“The Commissions Competition decided to close the visiting stand to followers of Marseille for the PSG-OM game (Week 12, 7 November 2010) and the visiting stand to followers of PSG for the OM-PSG game (Week 28).
“The public authorities were informed of this decision in advance. The measure is designed to ensure the security of all after the serious incidents of recent seasons.
“This decision is part of the policy to fight violence; a policy effected conjointly by the state, the LFP and the clubs.”