"Nazi mob" attacks Tottenham fans in French bar ahead of cup match: Fans claim the attack had anti-Semitic motive

Mob of 50 Nazis attacks group of Tottenham fans in French bar ahead of European cup match Around 150 fans were attacked by mob of 50 in Lyon's Smoking Dog pubThugs said to have been making Nazi salutes and threw flare into the pubWitnesses said three fans were taken to hospital, one with a head injurySpurs fans were ambushed in Rome last year ahead of game against Lazio /11/24/article-2237760-1628D8B8000005DC-793_634x418.jpg” width=”634″ height=”418″ alt=”Brutal: Ten supporters were hurt and one seriously injured in the Rome attack, while two Roma fans were charged with attempted murder” class=”blkBorder” /> Brutal: Ten supporters were hurt and one seriously injured in the Rome attack, while two Roma fans were charged with attempted murder In the last decade English football fans have been the subject of a series of knife attacks when going to support their team at games in Rome In November, some were ambushed inside a pub in Rome on the eve of their game against Lazio. Tottenham fan James Taylor drove through the night from his home in Ilford, Essex, to attend tonight's Europa League second round second leg clash

West Ham handed Olympic Stadium: Club wins three-year battle for arena

West Ham United win three-year battle for 429m Olympic Stadium after being named preferred bidder Club named top choice after competing with Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton Orient and Intelligent Transport Services | UPDATED: 15:07 GMT, 5 December 2012 After a three-year saga over the fate of the Olympic Stadium, it looks like it will become the new home of West Ham United. The east London football club have been named as the top choice to move in to the Olympic Stadium when it reopens, it was announced today The London Legacy Development Corporation board (LLDC) unanimously made the decision in favour of the Premier League club ahead of rivals from Intelligent Transport Services in association with Formula One, UCFB College of Football Business and Leyton Orient. We're moving, lads: West Ham are ready to leave their Upton Park home A new dawn: The Olympic Stadium is set to host football in the future Tottenham Hotspur competed against rivals West Ham for the keys to the arena LLDC chairman and London Mayor Boris Johnson said: 'We had four good bids, as everybody knows.