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Eric Cantona’s sentence

Title
Eric Cantona’s sentence
Genre
Interview
TX Date
24 Mar 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:02:59
Description
Interview with teammate Paul Ince on the community service order received by Manchester United footballer Eric Cantona for attacking a Crystal Palace fan and whether the decision was partially determined by the player’s celebrity status. It also looks at what justice the abusive fan Matthew Simmons should receive. Interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Paul Ince
Keywords
Association football; Football players; Famous people; Assault; Manchester United; Eric Cantona; Matthew Simmons; Sentencing policy

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