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April 27, 2012 9:00 pm

Violence in Israeli Soccer Causes Concern

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Kiryat Eliezer Stadium in Haifa, Israel during a soccer match. Photo: wiki commons.

Fox News/AP – A wave of violence has jolted soccer in Israel, resulting in police investigations, stiff punishments and the postponement of more than a dozen matches.

The violence, highlighted by a brawl caught live on national TV last weekend, has involved players, fans and coaches. It even drew the attention of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has ordered his sports minister to end the fighting.

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