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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

Following the incidents which occurred at the UEFA Europa League quarter-final first leg match between Olympique Lyonnais and Besiktas JK (2-1) played on April 13 in France, the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following two decisions:
 
Decision: The CEDB has decided to exclude Olympique Lyonnais from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it will qualify. This exclusion is deferred for a probationary period of two (2) years. The French club has also been fined €100,000.
 
The charges against the French club were related to crowd disturbances, setting off of fireworks, stairways blocked, insufficient organization and field invasion by supporters after their second goal.
 
Decision: The CEDB has decided to exclude Beşiktaş JK from participating in the next UEFA club competition for which it will qualify. This exclusion is deferred for a probationary period of two (2) years. The Turkish club has also been fined €100,000.
 
The charges against the Turkish club were related to crowd disturbances, setting off of fireworks and throwing of objects.

Based on the official reports and the current available evidence at the disposal of the UEFA disciplinary bodies, the CEDB has considered that the supporters of both clubs were responsible for the crowd disturbances at the match.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Olympique Lyonnais and Beşiktaş JK (2-1), played on 13 April in France.

Charges against Olympique Lyonnais:

• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
• Insufficient organization (segregation of spectators) - Art. 37 of UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
• Field invasion by supporters after the second goal of Olympique Lyonnais - Art. 16 (2) DR


Charges against Beşiktaş JK:

• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
• Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
• Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

The date of the hearing of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has not been determined yet. More information on this will follow in the next days.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League quarter-final match between Club Atlético de Madrid and Leicester City FC (1-0) played on 12 April in Spain.

Charges against Club Atlético de Madrid:

- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Charges against Leicester City FC:

- Improper conduct of official Joel Tom - Art. 11 (2.f) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

The exact date of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body meeting has not been confirmed yet.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Europa League Round of 16 match between FC Rostov and Manchester United FC (1-1), played on 9 March in Russia

Decision: FC Rostov have been fined €16,000

The charges against FC Rostov were related to stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester City FC and AS Monaco (5-3), played on 21 February in England

Decision: Manchester City FC have been fined €18,000.

The charges against Manchester City FC were related to field invasion by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR, throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR and late kick-off - Art. 11 (2) DR.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:


Match: UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between Arsenal FC and FC Bayern München (1-5), played on 7 March in London, England

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine Arsenal FC €5,000 and FC Bayern München €3,000

The charges against Arsenal FC were related to the field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

The charges against FC Bayern München were related to the throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR

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Match: UEFA Europa League round of 32 match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and KAA Gent (2-2), played on 23 February in London, England

Decision: Tottenham Hotspur FC player Dele Alli has been suspended for three (3) UEFA competition matches for which he would otherwise be eligible

The charges related to a red card given to Dele Alli during the match

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

 

Match: UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain (6-1), played on 8 March in Spain

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine FC Barcelona  €19,000.

The charges against FC Barcelona were related to field invasion by supporters - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR) and improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art. 15 (4) DR

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Match: UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between SSC Napoli and Real Madrid CF (1-3), played on 7 March in Italy

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine SSC Napoli  €38,000.

The charges against SSC Napoli were related to use of laser pointer - Art. 16 (2.d) DR, stairways blocked - Art. 38 DR, throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2.b) DR and setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2.c) DR

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Match: UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between AC Sparta Praha and FC Rostov (1-1) played on 23 February in the Czech Republic

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine FC Rostov  €16,000.

The charges against FC Rostov were related to setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

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Match: UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between Manchester United FC and AS Saint-Étienne (3-0) played on 16 February in England

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine AS Saint-Étienne  €50,000.

The charges against AS Saint-Étienne were related to setting off of firework – Art. 16 (2) DR, throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR and improper conduct of supporters – Art. 16 (2) DR

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain (6-1), played on 8 March in Spain.

Charges against FC Barcelona:
- Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 23 March.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between Arsenal FC and FC Bayern München (1-5), played on 7 March in England.

Charges against Arsenal FC:
- Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

Charges against FC Bayern München:
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) of DR

These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 23 March.

No other disciplinary cases have been opened after this match.

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Disciplinary proceedings have also been opened following the UEFA Champions League round of 16 match between SSC Napoli and Real Madrid CF (1-3), played on 7 March in Italy.

Charges against SSC Napoli:
- Use of laser pointer - Art. 16 (2.d) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of DR
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2.b) of DR
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2.c) of DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 23 March.

The UEFA Appeals Body met on 2 March following an appeal by Roman Eremenko against the decision announced by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 18 November 2016.

The UEFA Appeals Body decided that the player is suspended for two years with effect from 6 October 2016, when the provisional suspension was announced.

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