One person was killed and two others were critically injured in a rumble between some 30 opposing football team fans in the early hours of Monday on a coastal road in Irakleio, Crete.
A 21-year-old man from Mallia died of stab wounds while two others were hospitalised and reported in critical condition.
Police have made several arrests and are continuing the investigation to locate the perpetrators.
Citizen's Protection Minister Christos Papoutsis on Monday placed absolute responsibility for the bloody incident on football team-affiliated fan clubs, and expressed his condolences over the incident and fatality.
"This case, has nothing to do with fans or supporters, the responsibility of the heads of the clubs is absolute..."