2000 UEFA Cup Final riots

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2000 UEFA Cup Final riots
Date 17 Mey 2000
Location Ceety Haw Square, Copenhagen, Denmark
55°40′33″N 12°34′9″E / 55.67583°N 12.56917°E / 55.67583; 12.56917Coordinates: 55°40′33″N 12°34′9″E / 55.67583°N 12.56917°E / 55.67583; 12.56917
Caused bi Retaliation attacks for murthers o Leeds Unitit fans bi Galatasaray fans in Istanbul an Fitbaa hooliganism.
Methods Riot
Resultit in 19 ceevilians injured, 60 arrests
Pairties tae the ceevil conflict
Breetish hooligan firms
Galatasaray fans
Lead feegurs
Mogens Laurisden
Nummer
500+ (approximately)
2,000

Th' 2000 UEFA Cup Final Riots, also kent as th' Battle of Copenhagen,[1] wis a riot in Ceety Haw Square in Copenhagen, Denmark, atween fans o Inglis fitbaa team Arsenal an Turkish side Galatasaray aroond the 2000 UEFA Cup Final on 17 Mey 2000. The fights, in which fower fowk were stabbed, an wis viewed as pairt o revenge attacks for the killin o twa Leeds Unitit fans bi Galatasaray fans the month before.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Copenhagen's hall of shame". London: The Guardian. 2000-05-19. Retrieved 2012-01-27. 
  2. http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2000/may/14/uefa.football