There are calls for calm in Manchester City this evening as fans gather to watch the Euro 2020 final.
There were several clashes outside Manchester Crown Court as supporters gathered in the open to watch England clash with Italy.
Before half time Manchester Evening News While fencing near Shahid House, he saw a man kicked and stoned with bottles.
Dozens of people have gathered at the courthouse to watch the game – which is being broadcast in a nearby pub.
Police and council officials are monitoring the crowd in Crown Square but say there have been “no major issues or problems” so far.
But police have told people not to gather at a particular city center “for security reasons.”
Councilman Pat Carney, a spokesman for Manchester City’s City Center, called for calm.
He said: “I’m watching the news updates on this Manchester Evening News And our highest priority is to keep people safe.
“But there’s something funny going on around the big speakers and the broken bottles and the trash can, so it’s going to end with some difficulty,” he said.
“We urge fans to enjoy this moment and enjoy the success so far, but let’s not let it go bad and let Manchester down.”
Anti-Carney also tweeted to encourage people to stay safe.
He wrote: “Council officers are working with the GMP in the city center tonight.
“Our first priority is to keep the fans safe.
“Officials are saying that everything is going well at the moment and there is no particular problem or issue in them.
“Let’s continue Manchester.”
On Sunday afternoon, the GMP tweeted: “We are aware of the large groups that are beginning to gather within us. # Manchester City Center, hoping to watch the match on the outdoor screen.
“There are no plans to install screens for the match, so we will ask people not to gather at these places for security reasons.”