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Colo Colo & Santiago Wanderers Fans Fight & Cause Cancellation of Match

Posted on 6 Dec, 2015, by in Soccer

Chilean football, at least on the local level, is plagued with problems of corruption and hooliganism. Fan violence once again reared its ugly head, as a massive fight on the pitch between the fans of Colo Colo and Santiago Wanderers caused the match to be suspended and eventually cancelled. More

Panathinaikos Fans Rioting Before Derby With Olympiakos

Posted on 21 Nov, 2015, by in Soccer

The derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos has been postponed due to rioting from the Pana fans inside the stadium, leading to riots and fights with police and the Olympiakos fans outside the stadium. More

Bosnia Fans Make the Most of Being Stuck on a Bridge

Posted on 28 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

If everything continues according to plan, Bosnia and Herzegovina will finish first in group G of the UEFA World Cup Qualifiers for Brazil 2014, with a 3-1 win over Greece being a huge stepping stone towards achieving that goal. However, it’s not just the team, led by Edin Dzeko, that’s making headlines, but also the Ultras & fans of the national teams with some scenes from before the win. More

Genoa Ultras Stop Match; Demand Players to Take Off Their Shirts

Posted on 22 Apr, 2012, by in Soccer

Genoa fans showed us once again the close and often problematic relations between Ultras groups in Italy and the clubs they support. During their humiliating 1-4 home defeat against Siena, which crucially hurts their relegation battle chances, play was halted midway through the second half as the fans demanded the players take off their shirts. More

When Sport Fans Riot – The Ugly Side of Sports

Posted on 4 Apr, 2012, by in Featured

Kentucky fans rioting after the wins at the Final Four is nothing new – the joy of victory, agony of defeat, mixed in with some alcohol and some national pride or local patriotism can always led to unfortunate results. At best, it’s some rioting and property damage.
At worst, it can result in hundreds of injuries and deaths. More