Two Roma hooligans banned

2012-11-29 22:02
Europa League (File)

Rome - Two Roma fans arrested after an attack on Tottenham supporters at a Rome pub have been banned from sports grounds in Italy for five years.

Rome police announced the news on their website on Thursday.

Francesco Ianari and Mauro Pinnelli remain in jail after having initial charges of attempted homicide downgraded to aggravated wounding on Monday.

Seven people were injured in the attack, one with a knife, before Tottenham's Europa League match against Lazio.

The stabbing victim, Ashley Mills, remains in hospital after his femoral artery in his right thigh was gashed.

Police said about 50 hooligans, their faces covered by motorcycle helmets and scarves, stormed "The Drunken Ship" pub in Rome's Campo de' Fiori square where the Tottenham fans were drinking.

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