David Beckham has demanded the Britain group is “fully focused” on the assignment of beating Turkey in the Euro 2004 qualifier tomorrow

David Beckham has demanded the Britain group is “fully focused” on the assignment of beating Turkey in the Euro 2004 qualifier tomorrow
“We’re certainly up for it,” Beckham told journalists at a press meeting in Istanbul, as new gossipy tidbits cleared the media that mentor Sven-Goran Eriksson was about to quit
The midfielder demanded that the players’ revolt over the FA’s choice to drop team-mate Rio Ferdinand after he missed a drugs test was in the past
“In a abnormal way this has brought us nearer together,” he added
The Britain chief said the group soul in the squad would counter the need of bolster from Britain fans at tomorrow’s game
England supporters have been told to remain away to maintain a strategic distance from inconvenience what’s more, police anticipated today that maybe a couple would oversee to get to Istanbul
Eriksson too brushed aside fears about his team’s mental state – what’s more, declined to reply questions about his future in the midst of reestablished reports he could be heading for Chelsea
A monstrous security operation was under way in Istanbul today ahead of the essential Euro 20004 qualifier
Airport drama
The squad cleared out Luton Airplane terminal for the essential Euro 2004 qualifier under a cloud after a week of football debate encompassing the group what’s more, the Premiership’s highly-paid stars
But as they arrived at Istanbul Air terminal last night, there was more dramatization as one weepy youthful fan was banned from getting Beckham’s autograph
The young lady had slipped through the police cordon be that as it may was generally pushed back from her legend by heavy-handed Turkish police

A noticeably bothered Beckham attempted to go back to the youth to give his signature yet he was halted by security what’s more, driven away to the group bus
The youthful girl, gripping Beckham’s autobiography, was in tears
One spectator said: “It was disgraceful The little young lady just made a run for Beckham what’s more, was held back by the police
“Beckham saw her coming what’s more, went towards her to give her his autograph Yet at that point he was moreover halted by the Turkish police officers
“He looked truly upset, close to tears The entirety scene was just disgraceful ”
The group mentor at that point drove to the Ridge Ritz-Carlton Inn in focal Istanbul in the midst of a huge security operation
‘Fans’ sent home
Sports Serve Richard Caborn recently called for fans to get behind the group as two Britain supporters voyaging to the amusement were sent home from Turkey
The Home Office said recently that two individuals had been turned back at Istanbul airport
A representative said: “This fortifies the message that individuals ought to not travel ”
Air travelers heading for Istanbul from English air terminals were subjected to exceptional addressing by police as to their reasons for going to Turkey
Officers inquired why they were going by Istanbul what’s more, in the event that they planned going to the match
Britons arriving at Istanbul were coordinated to uncommon international ID control paths committed to them, what’s more, their identifications were checked against records of names

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