Measures to tackle fan violence prove ineffective

Fan violence at a volleyball match last week again demonstrated that most measures announced in recent years to deal with the phenomenon remain unimplemented, but even those that were have proven ineffective. 

Fan violence in the spotlight again

Despite the strict sentences and the announcements, nothing has changed when it comes to the world of hooligans after the serious injury of a riot police officer who was struck in the leg by a naval flare on Thursday.

Policeman remains in medically induced coma

The 31-year-old police officer injured with a naval flare in a confrontation with volleyball hooligans on Thursday night is in a medically induced coma, his doctors at Nikaia General State Hospital have said.