Two charged over Spurs fans attack

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after English football fans were attacked in Rome, police said on Friday.

Last Updated: 23/11/12 at 18:22 Post Comment

Spurs fans were attacked in the Drunken Ship pub

Spurs fans were attacked in the Drunken Ship pub

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Two men have been charged with attempted murder after English football fans were attacked in Rome, police said on Friday.

Officers said two Roma fans - Francesco Ianari, 26, and Mauro Pinnelli, 25 - were charged after Tottenham Hotspur fan Ashley Mills suffered knife wounds to his head and leg during an ambush at the Drunken Ship pub in Campo de Fiori while he and fellow supporters enjoyed a drink in the Eternal City at 1am on Thursday.

A police spokeswoman said: "They have been charged with attempted murder for involvement in riots and causing serious injury with a knife and are due to appear in court soon."

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