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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

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

Match: European Qualifiers, Group F,  Northern Ireland v Romania (0-0), played on 13 June 2015 in Belfast

Romania

Incidents: Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Illicit banner – Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision: The Romanian Football Federation (RFF) has been fined €17,000.

Northern Ireland

Incidents: Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision: The Irish Football Association (IFA) has received a warning.

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

FC Steaua Bucureşti

Incident: Mirel Matei Rădoi – general principles of conduct – Art. 11(1) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decicion: Mr. Mirel Matei Rădoi is banned from carrying out any function of a head coach, as well as of any coaching staff, at UEFA competition matches until he fulfils the criteria contemplated in Article 36 in conjuction with Article 40.1.b) of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations. In particular, he is not allowed to seat in the technical area during UEFA competition matches until the above criteria is fulfilled.

The Romanian club has also been fined €50,000.

Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 3rd qualifying round, first leg, FK Kukësi v Legia Warszawa, played on 30 July in Albania. The match was abandoned in the 52nd minute.

Kukësi

Incidents:

- Match not taken place in full: Art. 26 of the UEFA Europa League regulations
- Setting off/throwing of fireworks and/or objects: Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) Disciplinary regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances: Art. 16 (2) (h) DR
- Illicit banner: Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to declare the match FK Kukësi against Legia Warszawa as forfeited. As a consequence, FK Kukësi is deemed to have lost the first leg 3-0. In addition, the Albanian club has been ordered to play their next two (2) UEFA competition home matches behind closed doors. The second match behind closed doors is deferred for a probationary period of two years. FK Kukësi have also been fined €70,000.

The return leg will take place on 6 August in Warsaw.

Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 1st qualifying round, second leg, FC Dinamo Tbilisi v Qäbälä FK (2-1), played on 2 July in Georgia

Charges against FC Dinamo Tbilisi: Racist behaviour - Art. 14 DR; field invasion by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR; illicit banner - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partical closure of the FC Dinamo Tbilisi stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the Georgian club would play as the host club, and, in particular, FC Dinamo Tbilisi shall close sector 16 of the north stand of the stadium. The club also been fined €20,000.

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Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 1st qualifying round, KF Shkëndija v Aberdeen FC (1-1), played on 2 July in Skopje

Incident: Use of laser pointer – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations.

Decision: KF Shkëndija has been fined €8,000.

Match: 2015/16 UEFA Champions League, 2nd qualifying round, first leg, FK Sarajevo v KKS Lech Poznań (0-2), played on 14 July in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Charges against KKS Lech Poznań: Racist banner – Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered KKS Lech Poznań to play its next (1) UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors. The Polish club has also been fined €50,000.


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

Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 2nd qualifying round, first leg, R. Charleroi SC v Beitar Jerusalem FC (5-1), played on 16 July in Belgium.

Charleroi

Incidents: Racist behaviour (gestures) - Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), Setting off & throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2)  (b) & (c) DR, Moving of spectators to the visitors sector (segregation of spectators) – Art. 37 of the UEFA safety and security regulations

Decision:The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Charleroi stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Charleroi would play as the host club (versus FC Zorya Luhansk), and, in particular Charleroi shall close the Tribune 3 Y1 of the Charleroi stadium. The Belgian club have also been fined €28,000 and have been warned about the moving of spectators’ incident.

Beitar Jerusalem

Incidents: Racist behaviour (banners and chants) – Art. 14 DR, Improper conduct of supporters (breaking down fences) – Art. 16 (2) (f) DR, Setting off and throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR, Illicit banner – Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Beitar Jerusalem FC stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the club would play as the host club . The sector(s) to be closed shall at least comprehend 500 seats. The Israeli club has also been fined €95,000.

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Match: European Qualifiers, Group B, Bosnia and Herzegovina v Israel (3-1), played on 12 June in Zenica

Charges against the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation (NFSBiH):

- Disruption of national anthem – Art. 16 (2) (g) DR;
- Setting off and/or throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) (c) DR; Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR

Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Bosnia and Herzegovina stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the team would play as the host association, and, in particular the North Stand of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Stadium. The association has also been fined €18,000.

Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 3rd qualifying round, first leg, FK Kukësi v Legia Warszawa, played on 30 July in Albania – Match abandoned in 52nd minute

Kukësi

Charges:
- Match abandoned – Art. 24 of the UEFA Europa League regulations
- Setting off/throwing of fireworks and/or objects - Art. 16 (2)  (b) & (c)  Disciplinary regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) (h) DR
- Illicit banner – Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on its next meeting on 3 August.

Legia

Charges:
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) (c) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on its next meeting on 13 August.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body today decided to impose a deduction of one point on the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) for the qualifying competition of the 2014–16 UEFA European Football Championship. Full details of the decision are available here.

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

Match: UEFA Champions League final between Juventus and FC Barcelona (1-3) played in Berlin on 6 June.

Charges against FC Barcelona: Art. 16 (2) (e) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: FC Barcelona has been fined €30,000.


Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 2nd qualifying round, first leg, R. Charleroi SC v Beitar Jerusalem FC (5-1), played on 16 July in Belgium.

Charleroi

Charges:

- Racist behaviour (gestures) - Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

- Setting off & throwing of fireworks and objects - Art. 16 (2)  b) & c)  DR

- Insufficient organization (segregation of spectators) - Art. 37 of the UEFA safety and security regulations

 

Beitar Jerusalem

Charges:

- Racist behaviour (banners and chants) - Art. 14 DR

- Improper conduct of supporters (breaking down fences) - Art. 16 (2) (f) DR

- Setting off and throwing of fireworks and objects - Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR

- Illicit banner - Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

- Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) - Art. 15 (4) DR


This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on its next meeting on 23 July.

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