Urawa banned from next Emperor's Cup over fan violence

Japan Today -- Sep 21

The Japan Football Association has banned Urawa Reds from next season's Emperor's Cup and admonished the J.League club for violent fan conduct following a round-of-16 match of the tournament last month.

A number of Urawa supporters rioted after their team's 3-0 loss away to Nagoya Grampus at CS Asset Minato Soccer Stadium on Aug 2.

The JFA in late August handed 17 Urawa supporters indefinite bans from domestic matches. ...continue reading