Are Clubs Responsible for the Costs of Police Operations/Presence at Football Matches?

Are Clubs Responsible for the Costs of Police Operations/Presence at Football Matches?

Background

In the Federal State of Bremen, there is a law that stipulates the following:

Organisers of an event who conduct such event in order to make profit, are liable to pay fees, if more than 5,000 persons will likely attend such event and empirically, acts of violence have to be expected before, during or after the event, requiring additional police...

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