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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…
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.
Huracán obtains approval from the AFA to host a match in honor of people injured at its stadium.
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…
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…
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.
A useful overview of some of the problems in Argentinean soccer Panzeri characterizers "reformers" as people who always look towards Europe for answers He also believes that fundamental changes will not occur because professional soccer was born with…
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.
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.
Low attendance, poor management, lack of involvement by AFA, all lead to a decline in the quality of soccer in Argentina.
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?
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…
Different overview of Puerta 12 than found in other sports magazines.
This article's nostalgic look at the amateur era of fútbol in Argentina is also a rebuke of the current state of professional fútbol and the level of violence at stadiums.
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