After that, Abete said any sanctions against fans and clubs would be left to national watchdog groups and local police chiefs. One such national group announced that large groups of violent fans -- often referred to as "ultras" -- would be banned from traveling to certain games. For so-called "high-risk" games, no away fans would be permitted to attend until an identity card system is devised.
Meanwhile, in recognition of Sandri's death, the Italian national team will wear black armbands when it travels to Glasgow for the team's penultimate Euro 2008 qualifier against Scotland. A win would guarantee qualification for next summer's finals in Austria and Switzerland for the Azzurri.