Football fan in hospital after Trnava riot

Fans of the second division Spartak Trnava football club on Saturday waylaid and attacked a group of fans for the rival team from Nitra in Trnava; nine people were charged with hooliganism and one with assault after Ľubomír Ch., 19, of Nitra was taken to a Bratislava hospital with a fractured skull and brain injuries. Another 15 people were injured in the premeditated attack.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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