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Egypt's Premier League football to resume Feb. 2

Updated: December 30, 2012, 1:30 PM ET
Associated Press

CAIRO -- Egypt's Premier League football will resume matches from February 2 after a yearlong suspension following deadly stadium riots, the Egyptian Football Association said Sunday.

A match in the city of Port Said between Egypt's most popular team, Al-Ahly, and local team Al-Masry turned deadly when home fans attacked visiting fans. The Feb. 1, 2011 riot killed 74.

No spectators will be allowed into stadiums during the first season.

Initially the government had decided to ...

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