Trabzonspor to play four games behind closed doors after violence at Fener

Trabzonspor have been ordered to play four games behind closed doors as a result of the crowd violence that saw their Super Lig game at Fenerbahce abandoned.

A Trabzonspor supporter jumped over the barrier at the front of the stand and attacked goal-line official Volkan Bayarslan late in the game.

A series of photographs on Fenerbahce's website showed another visiting fan climbing to the top of a stand and pulling down Fenerbahce's club flag.

Visiting fans also pulled down safety netting at the front of their stand, riot police were deployed to regain order and one photo showed a young girl in Trabzonspor colours being carried to safety by a policeman.

A statement from the Turkish Football Federation read: "After the match between Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor on April 24 was abandoned due to the actions of supporters, Trabzonspor have been ordered to play four official matches at their home ground without spectators and fined 750,000 Turkish lire (£180,000)."

A series of further fines were imposed for offensive chanting and banners, taking the total amount to 915,000 lire (£220,000).

Fener were leading 4-0 at the time of the disturbances, through goals from Alper Potuk, Volkan Sen, Nani and Robin van Persie, and were awarded the game by that scoreline.