Fans have to be vigilant say Football League

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The Football League has urged fans to remain vigilant at this weekend’s fixtures following the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.

Following the attrocities in France on Friday, security has been tighten up up and down the nation - including at Milton Keynes Theatre, who have introduced bag searches.
MK Dons aren’t increasing security ahead of Saturday’s game against Fulham at stadium:mk, but are heeding advice from the Football League, who want fans to remain on the lookout.

A Football League spokesperson said: “Since the tragic events in Paris on Friday night, The Football League has been in regular contact with all of its member clubs asking them to remain vigilant in maintaining the high levels of matchday and non-matchday security that is in place at their stadiums.

“While there is no specific intelligence of a heightened threat to our matches, the League is nonetheless in constant dialogue with the National Counter Terrorism Security Office, the Police, the Premier League, the Sports Ground Safety Authority and other key stakeholders to ensure that clubs are aware of the latest intelligence and advice.

“We would also ask supporters to be vigilant and patient of any measures implemented by club security staff that are intended to protect their well-being.”