Roma fan sentenced to three and a half years for Anfield assault

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Semi Final Second Leg - AS Roma v Liverpool - Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy - May 2, 2018 Liverpool players display a banner for fan Sean Cox as they celebrate after the match Action Images via Reuters/John Sibley

LONDON (Reuters) – An AS Roma fan who assaulted a Liverpool supporter outside the English club’s Anfield stadium last April, leaving him with severe brain injuries, was jailed for three-and-a-half years at Preston Crown Court on Thursday. Simone Mastrelli, 30, had pleaded guilty to the attack on Irish father of three Sean Cox, 53, before […]

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