INTRODUCTION In a common decision of the sports Undersecretariat and Athens Police, special measures are now being taken in the main foot-ball grounds of the country in an effort to smash violence and troubles during major league games.
A big crowd on way to Panionian F. Ball ground. GVs and Closer.
Policemen outside the ground check the tickets of the fans and give them advices and suggestions.
Various groups of policemen in various points around the foot-ball ground.
Half a dozen of police boxes ready to receive the hooligans -- if necessary.
Crowds pushing in one of the main entrances of Panionian Stadium.
Shots of policemen in various points of the F. Ball ground.
Noisy crowds waving flags and banners, screaming for their favoured as both teams enter the foot-ball ground. GVs and closer shots (pistol shots and fire-crackers are heard).
Policemen holding their anti-riot helmets protect the entering team and the referees.
Some 45 ft of the game which ended with the victory of Panionia by 3 - 0. AEK lost and she will have to play vs Q. Rangers in London on 4.3.77)
Fans protesting to referee, screaming and cursing, while policemen try to calm them down. SGV and closer shots.
Various shots of the winners' followers celebrating the victory of Panionian
Policemen surround the crowds as they leave the stadium.
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Background: INTRODUCTION In a common decision of the sports Undersecretariat and Athens Police, special measures are now being taken in the main foot-ball grounds of the country in an effort to smash violence and troubles during major league games. Specially trained policemen, similar to the Riot Police squads, are demonstrating their presence inside and outside the foot-ball grounds before the kick-off, aiming at deterring fanatical hooligans and "provocateurs" from creating a state of anarchy inside the field by attacking referees or players or throwing smoke-bombs or colour-rockets. Even police dogs will be used soon for this purpose, a police report said. Today's scenes are from the game between AEK and Panionios, both Athens team. FYI AEK will play Queen's Rangers in London next month for UEFA Cup.