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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met in Paris and has reached a decision relating to the proceedings instigated against Liverpool FC player Mamadou Sakho, following the UEFA Europa League round of 16 second-leg match between Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC (1-1), played on 17 March 2016.

The proceedings against Mr. Sakho related to a violation of the UEFA Anti-Doping Regulations after the player failed a doping test at the above-mentioned match. Following a hearing with the lawyers of the player and experts of the WADA-accredited laboratories on this case, the CEDB has decided to dismiss the case.

The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met today in Paris to deal with the disciplinary proceedings opened against the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) following the incidents which occurred at the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final between Poland and Portugal (1-1, 3-5 on penalties) played on 30 June in Marseille.

Charges relating to setting off of fireworks and field invasions by supporters had been brought against the FPF, and the CEDB decided to impose the following sanctions:

• In respect of the setting off of fireworks, the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) has been fined €2,000.

• In respect of the field invasion that took place during the match, the FPF has been fined €5,000.

• In respect of the field invasion that took place after the match, the FPF has received a warning.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 quarter-final between Poland and Portugal (1-1, 3-5 after penalties) played in Marseille.

Charges against the Portuguese Football Federation (PFP):

• Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR

• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 4 July.

 

Charges against the Polish Football Federation (PZPN):

• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

• Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

• Late Kick-off - Art. 11 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 July.

The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met on 24 June in Paris to deal with the disciplinary proceedings opened against the following the incidents which occurred at the Belgium-Republic of Ireland (3-0) match played on 18 June in Bordeaux.
Charges relating to setting off of fireworks and throwing of objects had been brought against the Royal Belgian Football Association (KBFV/URBSFA), and the CEDB decided to impose the following sanction:
 
• A fine of €5,000

Disciplinary proceedings were opened against the following incidents which occurred at the Portugal-Austria (0-0) match played on 18 June in Paris.
Charges relating to field invasion had been brought against the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF), and the CEDB decided to close the proceedings.
 

The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met today in Paris to deal with the disciplinary proceedings opened against the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) following the incidents which occurred at the Iceland-Hungary (1-1) match played on 18 June in Marseille.

Charges relating to crowd disturbances, setting off of fireworks and throwing of objects had been brought against the MLSZ, and the CEDB decided to impose the following sanction:
 
A fine of €65,000

Sanctions imposed on Croatian Football Federation
 
The independent UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met today in Paris to deal with the disciplinary proceedings opened against the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) following the incidents which occurred at the Czech Republic v Croatia match on 18 June in Saint-Etienne (2-2).
 
Charges relating to crowd disturbances, use of fireworks, throwing of missiles and racist behaviour had been brought against the HNS, and the CEDB decided to impose the following sanctions:
 
• A fine of €100,000.-
• To prohibit the HNS from selling tickets to certain fans (identified by the HNS and the Croatian authorities as hooligans) for the remainder of UEFA EURO 2016. This sanction is deferred under a probationary period until the end of the tournament.
 
The decisions of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body are open to appeal.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Romania and Albania (0-1) in Lyon.

Charges against the Romanian Football Federation (FRF):

- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

Charges against the Albanian Football Federation (FSHF):

- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Thrwoing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Field invasion - Art. 16 (2) DR

The date of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body meeting to deal with this case has yet to be confirmed.

Match: UEFA EURO 2016 group stage Iceland-Hungary (1-1) played on 18 June in Marseille

Proceedings against the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ):

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 June.

 

Match: UEFA EURO 2016 group stage Belgium-Republic of Ireland (3-0) played on 18 June in Bordeaux

Proceedings against the Royal Belgian Football Association (KBFV/URBSFA):

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

The date of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body meeting to deal with this case has yet to be confirmed.

 

Match: UEFA EURO 2016 group stage Portugal-Austria (0-0) played on 18 June in Paris

Proceediings against the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF):

- Field invasion – Art. 16 (2) DR

The date of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body meeting to deal with this case has yet to be confirmed.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Czech Republic and Croatia (2-2) in Saint-Étienne.

Charges against the Croatian Football Federation:

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbance – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 20 June.

 

Proceedings have also been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Spain and Turkey (3-0) in Nice.

Charges against the Turkish Football Federation:

- Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – Art 16 (2) DR
- Field invasion – Art 16 (2) DR

The date of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body meeting to deal with this case has yet to be confirmed.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Austria and Hungary (0-2) in Bordeaux.

Charges against the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ):

- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

 

Proceedings have also been opened following the UEFA EURO 2016 group stage match between Romania and Switzerland (1-1) in Paris.

Charges against the Romanian Football Federation (FRF):

- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR

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