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'Robust' Operation Ensures Security For World Cup Qualifier At Wembley

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 28 / 17

An "enhanced security force including heavily-armed police officers and tank-like armoured vehicles ensured that England's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania passed without disruption," according to Sam Dean of the London TELEGRAPH. The "robust" security operation was put in place on the streets ...

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