Eddie Jones Physically & Verbally Attacked By Fans After Scotland Game

No need for this.

The fallout from England’s loss to Scotland continues, with Eddie Jones revealing he will never take public transport again, after being physically and verbally attacked on a train on the Sunday after the game.

The Telegraph are reporting Jones was traveling to Manchester as a guest of former United manager Alex Ferguson. On the return leg to London, a fellow passenger reported to police that the England head coach had been attacked by a group of football fans.

The reports also claims the fans involved were Scottish and Jones was attacked after posing for a selfie.

“I try and do the right thing by the fans but if that happens then you’ve got to have a look at your own safety. I never knock back a request for a selfie unless I’m racing to somewhere. I did a lot.” Jones said

“For me to travel on public transport, I thought was OK. I’m a human being. I don’t consider myself any different from anyone else. But I’ll make sure I won’t in future. It’s as simple as that. I can’t. Because it was shown on Sunday what happens when I do.”

Jones also confirmed the abuse was both physical and verbal.

“That’s the world we live in. It wasn’t comfortable. It was a bit of both [physical and verbal].”

The RFU have not made a complaint to the police or Virgin Trains.

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