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  1. Fan declared brain-dead after violence in Brazil Palmeiras vs. Co...

    A Palmeiras fan was declared brain dead on Tuesday, the second casualty from a confrontation involving nearly 500 people from rival groups last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  2. Greek club Panathinaikos punished for fans' rampage

    The Greek soccer club Panathinaikos has been docked points and fined for fan violence last weekend that left 20 policemen injured and stopped a game against rival Olympiakos.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2012
  3. FIFA gives $250K to families of Egypt riot victims

    FIFA is giving $250,000 in aid to the families of the victims of last week's soccer melee in Egypt.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2012
  4. Egypt federation president, board resign in riots' wake

    The president of Egypt's soccer federation and his board of directors resigned Saturday, having already been fired by the country's prime minister following the riot at a game that left more than 70 dead.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2012
  5. Egyptian national coach Bob Bradley shows support for riot victim...

    Jeff Carlisle

    Bob Bradley, the Egyptian national team coach, talked to ESPN's Jeff Carlisle about the riots and the future of the country's soccer program.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2012
  6. The politics behind Egypt's football riot -- Brent Latham

    Brent Latham

    The verdict on the ground in Egypt after the football riot is nearly unanimous: While deadly crushes and crowd-control issues have plagued soccer for decades, don't heap the blame for this tragedy on the game, writes Brent Latham.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  7. Egyptians blame military for deadly soccer riot

    Many Egyptians, from the public to lawmakers, on Thursday blamed the police and the country's ruling military for failing to prevent the rioting among fans that resulted in the world's soccer violence in 15 years.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  8. Egypt soccer match postgame, more than 70 dead in melee, fan viol...

    Egyptian state TV says more than 70 people are dead after fans of rival soccer teams rushed the field in Port Said, hurling stones and sticks at each other and sparking a stampede.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2012
  9. Tuesday's Web video of the day

    Cam Martin

    Soccer players take a lot of grief about feigning injuries and taking dives. But this guy's reaction is legit, after he smacks an opponent in the face and then gets punched out. The ensuing melee is not a normal sight on the soccer pitch, either....

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2010
  10. About 80 hurt as Colombian rival game turns ugly

    Many people were injured in a melee during a Columbia soccer game.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2008
  11. Banned Delgado gets involved in bar brawl

    Former Ecuador striker Agustin Delgado has been accused of punching a man during a bar brawl police said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2007
  12. United stands tall in five-goal thriller

    Guy Hand

    A five-goal thriller featuring two melees and a late Fernando Rech winner has put Adelaide United five points clear at the head of soccer's A-League.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2005
  13. Riot forces Guimares stadium closure

    A seat-throwing melee at a Portuguese stadium where a player died a week earlier prompted the premier league on Monday to bar soccer matches there for 30 days.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2004
  14. Iranian dies from stab wounds

    A 20-year-old Iranian soccer fan died from stab wounds suffered in a clash between supporters of the country's two major clubs, the official IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2002
  15. Georgia takes action

    One of college football's most hallowed traditions was trampled by the Bulldogs' own fans.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2000