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The court appearance of two Italians charged with attempted murder after an attack on Tottenham fans in Rome has been delayed until tomorrow, police said.
At least 11 Spurs fans were injured in the attack at 1am on Thursday as up to 50 hooligans stormed the Drunken Ship pub armed with knuckle dusters, baseball bats, knives and broke bottles.
Essex builder Ashley Mills, 25, was most seriously injured, sustaining stab wounds to his leg and head.
The President of the Italian Football Association has apologised to the English FA following a "disgraceful attack" on Tottenham fans in Rome. FIGC President Giancarlo Abete condemned the violence:
Two men have been charged with attempted murder after Spurs fan was stabbed on in Rome, the AFP news agency is reporting.
26-year-old Francesco Ianari and 27-year-old Mauro Pinnelli are understood to be supporters of AS Roma, the rivals of Serie A club Lazio who played Spurs last night.
A Tottenham Hotspur fan is recovering in hospital after being stabbed when a gang of 50 Italian hooligans stormed a bar in Rome and attacked supporters of the English football team.
Spurs fans were drinking in the Drunken Ship pub before last night's Europa League game with Lazio when trouble flared.
Italian sources told the Press Association that Tottenham fan Ashley Mills, in his mid-twenties and believed to have been stabbed, was seriously injured during the attack and was being treated in hospital.
A spokeswoman for Rome police said Mr Mills had received injuries to his "skull and thigh", was "not in danger of death" and would be kept in hospital for observation.
Lifelong Spurs fan Colin McAteer, 59, from Harlow, Essex, spoke of the atmosphere surrounding tonight's match:
A spokesman for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office said security would be increased for tonight's tie.
Marco Manzi, the landlord of the Drunken Ship pub in Rome where a group of English football fans were attacked, described the ambush:
The owner of the Drunken Ship pub in Rome, Marco Manzi, said there were around 30 Tottenham fans drinking quietly when a group of young men burst in throwing stones, waving clubs and metal rods. Manzi said the fight lasted around 20 minutes.
The bar was wrecked in the attack, and this morning there was no response from anyone working there. The bar is situated in one of the most visited squares in the centre of Rome.