The fan disorder seen at football matches is a “reflection of where we are as a country at the moment”, says England manager Gareth Southgate.
There have been a number of pitch invasions after games in England in recent weeks with incidents of supporters attacking players.
A fan was jailed after headbutting Sheffield United captain Billy Sharp, while Aston Villa keeper Robin Olsen was assaulted at Manchester City.
“It is of concern,” Southgate said.
“There is clearly a responsibility within football because, when it is in our environment, we have to do all we can to make sure it doesn’t happen.
“But it’s a wider problem and it is behaviour. It’s a reflection of where we are as a country at the moment.
“It’s a difficult time for people. We are going to have more difficult times because of the economy and the situation we are in, but we have to look at what we are doing in terms of parenting and how we want to be…