A TEAM of prosecutors has been appointed to deal with football violence.
TWO players and a coach have been cleared of assault following a mass brawl between two teams during a football match.
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MILLWALL expressed their disbelief after being hit with three disciplinary charges by the Football Association over the crowd violence at the infamous Carling Cup match at West Ham.
TATTOOED arms tightly folded across his equally tattooed chest, a diamond in his tooth glinting in the sun and an adamant, steely glare.
WHEN it comes to amateur football in the Lothians, it is clear the beautiful game can be anything but.
HIBS fans have been accused of singing racist chants, hurling abuse at rail staff and urinating in a train corridor as police reveal a league table of the worst behaved travelling supporters in Scotland.
A "hooligan minority" will not be allowed to "shame the name of football", the Home Secretary has vowed.
WEST HAM have vowed to help the investigation into the shocking scenes of violence last night at Upton Park but could also face action themselves.
Disgusting toilets, cramped stadiums and casuals, the 80s left a lot to be desired for football fans . . but they loved it!
FOOTBALL hooligans have escaped stadium bans because sheriffs are inconsistently applying laws to stamp out violence and sectarian abuse at matches, according to police.
A FOOTBALL casual who took part in organised battles with rival hooligans has been banned from every UK ground following an order by an Edinburgh court.
FOOTBALL hooligans from England and Wales will be banned from Scottish matches amid fears that fans known to be violent are crossing the Border to avoid being caught by police.
A HEARTS fan who became one of the first in Scotland to be banned from all of Britain's football grounds today denied he was a hooligan.
A FOOTBALL fan from Edinburgh has become one of the first people in Scotland to be banned from all British grounds.
RANGERS manager Walter Smith has urged fans to be on their best behaviour at today's Old Firm derby in a bid to avoid further punishment from UEFA.
A 15-YEAR-OLD boy was among six suspected football hooligans arrested in a new wave of dawn raids following violent clashes before last month's Hibs-Rangers match at Easter Road.
HUNDREDS of football fans were caught up in violent clashes last night before Manchester United's match with AS Roma.
CELTIC were last night forced to wait for a UEFA ruling as AC Milan sought to ensure next month's Champions League clash would go ahead under normal circumstances at the San Siro.
CELTIC and the Scottish Football Association were waiting today to receive the verdict on whether next month's crunch European clashes in Italy must be moved to new venues.
THE Italian soccer federation has threatened to suspend games indefinitely after a police officer was killed and more than 70 people injured when fans rioted at a football match.