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Police announce a series of measures to curb fan disorders, including stationing retired policeman at ticket windows to monitor the resale of tickets, barring spectators from bringing objects into stadiums that could inflict damage, and prosecuting…
AFA honors the efforts of the police chief in providing a safe atmosphere at the stadium. This recognition should be read in the context of the coup that took place a few months ago and the promise of the military to restore social order. These AFA…
Huracán obtains approval from the AFA to host a match in honor of people injured at its stadium.
Perhaps as a way to quell public concerns over safety at soccer stadiums, AFA decrees various measures to protect fans, players, and officials: banning the entry of bottles, controlling the sale of tickets, and separation of sections of the stadium.
Mario Linker (although not mentioned by name here) died at a soccer match due to excessive force by the police. AFA moves to honor the victim, tend to his family, and assess the causes of his death--including excessive force (although the police, nor…
Low attendance, poor management, lack of involvement by AFA, all lead to a decline in the quality of soccer in Argentina.
Article blames club officials for placing their interests on monetary policies over stadium security and the protection of fans. The author seems to absolve fans from unruly behavior and wonders if anything will come of AFA meausres.
A look at stadium safety
Because El Gráfico was busy heaping praise on itself the previous week, this delayed summary of La Plata's stadium disaster, focusing on the safety and well being of people who attend these matches.
Different overview of Puerta 12 than found in other sports magazines.
The legislature formally requests the executive branch to explain what it is doing to prevent stadium violence, and specifically if the limiting of police officers exacerbates the situation.
The death of Mario Linker, although not the first in Argentine fútbol, was widely reported in the press. As a consequence, politicians became involved to demonstrate their ability to quell violence at the stadiums (but more likely this was just…
Although no direct connection can be made between these youth and what would later become more organized barras brava, it is interesting to see that the danger in accessing a soccer field so easily became a concern for journalists What would stop 12…
Security is still lacking at stadiums, as evidenced by a seocnd consecutive week of pitch invasions that could have resulted in injuries to fans and players The author asks whether laws have any meanings left?
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