England head coach Eddie Jones reflected on the time he was targeted by fans after his side’s Six Nations defeat to Scotland two years ago by revealing it is a regular occurrence.
Travelling back to London the day after the 25-13 Calcutta Cup loss in Edinburgh, Jones was physically and verbally abused, first by a trio of Scotland supporters at a railway station in Manchester and then on the train down to London.
Jones had stopped off to watch Manchester United defeat Chelsea at Old Trafford as a guest of Sir Alex Ferguson, but said this time he will head straight home with the team.
“I have checked the Premier League schedule and I am not going to any games!” Jones said.
“It was a tiny incident, it wasn’t of any significance. That happens every day. What do you reckon happens when I walk down the street?
“Some people say nice things, some people are into you. It happens every day. If you didn’t want it you don’t do this job.”