Former English Defence League pioneer Tommy Robinson has appeared in court in his legal struggle to avoid being prohibited from England football matches. The real name of robinson, whose, supported his viability and his personal particulars as English since he appeared at Luton Magistrates Court. He was captured on camera glancing at a man who had been knocked at the Nations League semi-final in the Portuguese town of Guimaraes. Bedfordshire Police are working in an attempt to hand him a football. The order would see him barred from attending England matches in the united kingdom and abroad. After the incident in Portugal, widely circulated on social media, Robinson claimed he was acting in self-defence. A banning order is being sought by the civil case . The case had been adjourned until January 17 along with the hearing had been set for March 24. District Judge Leigh Smith told Robinson:I am going to adjourn this matter to January 17 if you may appear before court to get a further case management hearing. You arent the subject of criminal proceeding. There is not any issue of bond. You are free to move. Read more here: