Spalletti Fears for United's Travelling Support
Herbert, Ian, The Independent (London, England)
Luciano Spalletti sounded a despairing note yesterday as he contemplated a repeat of the violence which saw nine Manchester United fans hospitalised after they were ambushed by knife-wielding Ultras before their side's Champions League group stage match against Roma in December. "It's not easy to say that somebody who carries a knife will change their ways," the Roma coach said.
But Uefa warned Roma's fans that the 2009 Champions League final will be moved from the Stadio Olimpico if there is a repeat of the December ambush of United fans on the Duca d'Aosta bridge or of the even greater violence which marred last season's quarter-final meeting here. "We cannot afford to …
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