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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League, quarter-final, second leg between FC Bayern München and FC Porto (6-1) played on 21 April in Germany.

Charges:

FC Bayern München:

- Josep Guardiola – incident of non-sporting nature – Art. 11 (2) (c) Disciplinary regulations

FC Porto:

- Julian Lopetegui – dismissal from the bench – Art. 60 DR

The cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 May.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League, quarter-final, first-leg between Club Atlético de Madrid and Real Madrid CF (0-0) played on 14 April in Spain.

Charges against Club Atlético de Madrid:

- Insufficient organization (stairways blocked) – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
- Field Invasion – Art. 16 (2)(a) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

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

No other disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the above-mentioned match.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met today and announced the following decision in relation to various incidents that occurred during the European Qualifiers Group H match between Croatia and Norway, which was played in Zagreb on 28 March.

Croatian Football Association (HNS)

Incidents: Racist behaviour of supporters - Art. 14 of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations. Setting off/throwing of missiles and fireworks - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: The CEDB has ordered the Croatian Football Association to play its next UEFA competition match as host association behind closed doors (against Italy on 12 June). The Croatian Football Association has also been fined €50,000. 

The association has also been fined €5,000 for the setting off of fireworks.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met today and announced the following decision in relation to various incidents that occurred during the European Qualifiers Group G match between Montenegro and Russia, which was played in Podgorica on 27 March.

Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG)

Incidents: Match not played in full – Art. 27 (1) of the relevant UEFA competition regulations; Setting off/throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: The CEDB has decided to declare the above-mentioned match as forfeited. As a consequence, the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) is deemed to have lost the game 3-0. In addition, the FSCG has been ordered to play its next two UEFA competition matches as host association behind closed doors. The second match to be played behind closed doors is deferred for a probationary period of two years. Finally, the association has been fined €50,000.

Football Union of Russia (RFS)

Incidents: Improper conduct of supporters – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations.

Decision: The Football Union of Russia (RFS) has been fined €25,000.

Match: European Qualifiers, Group D, Georgia v Germany (0-2), 29 March, Tbilisi

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Georgian Football Federation (GFF).

Charges: field invasion by supporters – Art. 16 (2) (a) DR; setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) (c) DR; insufficient organisation (stairs blocked, lack of body search, gates locked, accreditation system) – Art. 26, 31, 33, 39 of the UEFA safety and security regulations; Art. 11 (1) DR).

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


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Match: European Qualifiers, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Poland (1-1), 29 March, Dublin

Charges against the Football Association of Ireland (FAI): improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art. 15 (4) DR

Charges against the Polish Football Federation (PZPN): setting off of fireworks/throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR

The cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 May.

Match: European Qualifiers, Group G, Montenegro v Russia, 27 March, Podgorica

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Football Association of Montenegro (FSCG) for the setting off and throwing of fireworks and objects by their spectators – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations – and for holding a match that did not get played in full – Art. 27 (1) of UEFA Competition Regulations.

Proceedings have also been opened against the Football Union of Russia (RFS) for the setting off/throwing of fireworks and objects by their spectators – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations.
A protest has also been filed by the RFS and disciplinary proceedings haven been opened in accordance with Art. 48 DR.

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 8 April.

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

Match: UEFA Europa League, Round of 16, second leg between FC Dynamo Kyiv and Everton FC (5-2) played in Ukraine on 19 March.

Charges against FC Dynamo Kyiv: Racist behaviour – Art. 14 of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2)(c) DR; Insufficient organisation (stairways blocked) – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the NSK Olimpiyskyi stadium during the next UEFA competition match which FC Dynamo Kyiv would play as the host club, and in particular, Blocks 43 and 45 of the stadium. Consequently, this decision applies to the first leg of the quarter-final against ACF Fiorentina, to be played in Kyiv on 16 April. The Ukrainian club have also been fined €15,000 for the setting off of fireworks and the insufficient organisation.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has today announced the following decision:

Incidents: Pitch condition - Art. 6.04 / Art. 13.06 of the UEFA Champions League regulations

Decision: Malmö FF have been fined €100,000, due to the poor condition of the pitch at the club’s three home group stage matches in the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League. €50,000 of the total amount is deferred for a probationary period of two years.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has taken the following decision:

Match: UEFA Europa League, Round of 32 second-leg between SSC Napoli and Trabzonspor AŞ (1-0), played on 26 February in Italy.

Charges for SSC Napoli: Setting off and throwing of fireworks/objetcs – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations.

Decision: SSC Napoli have been fined €60,000.

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Charges for Trabzonspor AŞ: Damaging seats - Art. 16 (2) DR; Setting off and throwing of fireworks/objetcs – Art. 16 (2) DR.

Decision: Trabzonspor AŞ have been fined €40,000.

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

Match: UEFA Europa League 2014/2015, Round of 32, 2nd leg, F.C. Internazionale Milano vs. Celtic FC (1-0) played on 26 February in Italy.

Celtic FC:

Charges: setting off of fireworks – art. 16 (2) (c) DR; improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – art. 15 (4) DR
Decision: Celtic FC have been fined €8,000 for the improper conduct of the team and €5,000 for the setting off of fireworks.

Internazionale:

Charges: setting off of fireworks – art. 16 (2) (c)
Decision: Internazionale have been fined €5,000.

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Match: UEFA Europa League Round of 32 first-leg match between RSC Andrelecht and FC Dinamo Moskva (0-0), played on 19 February in Belgium.

FC Dinamo Moskva:

Charges: Setting off of fireworks – Art 16 (2) of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
Decision: FC Dinamo Moskva have been fined €20,000.

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