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Football still a hard business in Sweden as persistent hooliganism forces Match suspension

Saturday, 30 July 2011
Swedish football has once more taken the country’s beloved sport backwards to the Stone Age.
Football disturbances as commonly seen in Sweden these days, forced a match between Malm� and Djurg�rden is suspended after several percussion caps are thrown in goal side of the Swedbank Arena. This happened at a time when Malmo FF was leading 1- 0.

The match had to play more for about ten more minutes before the referee,  Martin Hansson was forced to cancel the match.


The police confirmed that at least seven precautions shots have been gone off in the stadium. According to police, it seems to have come off from Djurg�rden’s side, and not from Malmo as many witness statements also testified.

This is the third time a Swedish Premier League game is cancelled this season as a result of crowned disturbances. In Sk�ne, the derby between Malm� and Helsingborg was disrupted when Helsingborg goalkeeper, Per Hansson was attacked and several firecrackers thrown into the audience.  Also the match between Syrianska and AIK was suspended in April for similar reason.
By scancomark.se Team

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