City authorities had appealed for tough sentences for the hooligans, who attacked Russia fans marching towards the stadium ahead of the match, which finished in a 1-1 draw. Poland’s TVP Info television said individuals had been sentenced with 500 zloty ($150) fines or suspended jail terms ranging from 3-12 months.
Court issue suspended terms for Warsaw clashes
Firecrackers go off during clashes in Warsaw, Poland, late 12 June 2012, after the Group A preliminary round match of the UEFA Euro 2012 between Poland and Russia. (Photo: EPA)
June 14, 2012, Thursday/ 11:28:00/ REUTERS