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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

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

Match: UEFA Europa League 2015/16, quarter finals; Liverpool FC – Borussia Dortmund (4-3) on 14 April 2016 in England:

Charges against Liverpool FC:

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

Decision – Liverpool FC:

•    To fine Liverpool FC €11,000.

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

Match: UEFA Europa League, round of 16, second-leg between SC Braga and Fenerbahçe SK played on 17 March in Portugal.

Charges against Fenerbahçe SK:

Acts of violence against referee – Art. 11 (2) DR; Volkan Şen

Direct red card – Red card; Alper Potuk 

Dismissal from bench – Art. 60 DR; Vitor Manuel De Oliveira Lopes Pereira

Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art. 15 (4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR).

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to:

- To suspend the Fenerbahçe  SK player Volkan Şen for the next club UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible until the 31 December 2016.

- To  suspend the Fenerbahçe  SK player Alper  Potuk  for  next  three (3) UEFA club competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.

- To suspend the Fenerbahçe SK official Vitor Manuel De Oliveira Lopesu Pereira for the next (1) UEFA competition match in which he would otherwise participate.

- To fine the Turkish club €15,000.

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

Matches: UEFA Europa League 2015/16, Round of 16; Liverpool FC – Manchester United FC (2-0) on 10 March 2016 and Manchester United – Liverpool FC (1-1) on 17 March 2016. Proceedings have been dealt with jointly:

Charges against Liverpool FC:

- Illicit chants - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
-Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Late Kick-off - Art. 11 (2) DR

Charges against Manchester United FC:

- Illicit chants – Art. 16 (2) DR
- Stairways blocked – art 32 Safety & Security Regulations
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision – Liverpool FC:

•    To fine Liverpool FC €40,000 for illicit chants with half of this fine (€20,000) being suspended for a probationary period of two years.
•    To fine Liverpool FC €17,000 for all other incidents.
•    In addition, Liverpool FC is ordered to contact Manchester United FC within 30 days for the settlement of the damages caused by its supporters.

Decision – Manchester United FC:

•    To fine Manchester United €40,000 for illicit chants with half of this fine (€20,000) being suspended for a probationary period of two years.
•    To fine Manchester United FC €18,000 for all other incidents.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League final between Liverpool FC and Sevilla FC (1-3) played on 18 May in Switzerland.

Charges against Liverpool FC:

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

Charges against Sevilla FC:
-
Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

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

Disciplinary proceedings have been 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.

The proceedings relate to a violation of the UEFA Anti-Doping Regulations, after the player failed a doping test at the above-mentioned match.

The player did not request the analysis of the B sample. UEFA has now suspended the player provisionally for 30 days until a final decision is taken by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body.

The date of the disciplinary hearing will be announced at a later stage.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League second-leg quarter final between Liverpool FC and Borussia Dortmund (4-3) played on 14 April in England.

Charges against Liverpool FC:

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

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 May.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter final between Manchester City FC and Paris Saint-Germain (1-0) played on 12 April in England.

Charges against Manchester City FC:

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

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 May.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League first-leg quarter final between Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool FC (1-1) played on 7 April in Germany.

Charges against Borussia Dortmund:

 - Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

 Charges against Liverpool FC:

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

 Proceedings have also been opened following the UEFA Europa League first-leg quarter between Villareal CF and AC Sparta Praha (2-1) played on 7 April in Spain.

 Charges against AC Sparta Praha:

 - Crowd disturbances (Acts of damage) - Art. 16 (2) DR

 

 These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 May.

 

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

Match: UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final between 1. FFC Frankfurt and FC Rosengård (0-1, 5-4 on penalties) played on 30 March in Germany.

Charges against Frankfurt:

 - Racist behaviour – Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision:

The CEDB has decided to close the proceedings.

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

Match: 2017 UEFA European Under-21 qualifying match, Group 6, Croatia v Estonia (2-1), played on 28 March in Croatia.
Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Croatian Football Federation (HNS).

Charges:
- Infringement of Art. 39 of the UEFA Under-21 competition regulations (match sheet).

The CEDB has decided to fine the Croatian Football Federation €5,000.

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