Egypt football violence

3 players give up football after violence in Egypt

Three Egypt internationals and Al-Ahly players have retired from all football after witnessing the deadly clashes between fans at their league game against Al-Masry on Wednesday.

Feb 02, 2012, 22:04 PM IST

Egypt mourns soccer deaths, FIFA shocked at violence

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was left "shocked and saddened" after violent clashes in the Egyptian city of Port Said Wednesday night left at least 74 people dead and up to 1,000 injured.

Feb 02, 2012, 18:26 PM IST

TIMELINE - Soccer stadium disasters

At least 74 people were killed in a riot at a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Wednesday.

Feb 02, 2012, 18:25 PM IST

Fans, not constructors responsible for Egypt deaths

In terms of global visibility there could hardly be a greater contrast between Wednesday`s soccer disaster in Egypt which claimed the lives of at least 73 people and the world`s worst recorded stadium disaster in which 340 people died in Moscow in 1982.

Feb 02, 2012, 09:05 AM IST