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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

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

Match: UEFA Champions League, group F, Legia Warszawa – Borussia Dortmund (0-6), played on 14 September in Poland.

Charges against Legia Warszawa:
Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
Insufficient organization - Art. 16 (1) DR
Racist behavior - Art. 14 DR
Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Decision:
- The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary (CEDB) has ordered Legia Warszawa to play its next UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors. The club has also been fined € 80,000. It was decided to close the proceedings regarding racist behavior.

Charges against Borussia Dortmund:
Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

Decision:
- The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary (CEDB) decided to fine Borussia Dortmund € 15’000.

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

Match: Women's U19s European Championship qualifying round match between Serbia and Scotland, scheduled on 19 September in Albania.

Charges against the Scottish Football Association (Scottish FA):

Refusal to play – Art. 26 WU19 Regulations

Decision:
To declare the European Women’s Under-19 Championship 2017 match Serbia vs. Scotland of 19 September 2016 as forfeit.
The Scottish Football Association is deemed to have lost the match 3:0.

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

Match: UEFA Champions League play-offs, first leg, between Celtic FC and Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC (5-2), played on 17 August in Glasgow (Scotland).

Charges against Celtic FC:
- Illicit Banner – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision:
- The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary (CEDB) has decided to fine Celtic FC € 10,000.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the Women's U19s European Championship qualifying round match between Serbia and Scotland, scheduled on 19 September in Albania.

Charges against the Scottish Football Association (Scottish FA):

Refusal to play – Art. 26 WU19 Regulations

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 28 September.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League play-offs, first leg, between Celtic FC and Hapoel Beer-Sheva FC (5-2), played on 17 August in Glasgow (Scotland).

Charges against Celtic FC:

- Illicit Banner – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 28 September.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Legia Warszawa and Borussia Dortmund, played on 14 September in Poland.

Charges against Legia Warszawa:

Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) DR
Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR
Insufficient organization - Art. 16 (1) DR
Racist behaviour - Art. 14 DR
Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

Charges against Borussia Dortmund:

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

These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 28 September.

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

Matches: UEFA Champions League 2016/17, play-off, second leg; FC Rostov – AFC Ajax (4-1) on 24 August 2016 in Russia.

Charges against FC Rostov:

- Racist behaviour – Art. 14 of the Disciplinary Regulations
- Direct red card – Fedor Kudriashov

Decision:
- The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the “East Stand” of the FC Rostov Stadium during the next UEFA competition match in which FC Rostov plays as the host club. The sector(s) to be closed shall be located in the “East Stand” and comprise at least 1500 seats.
- To suspend the FC Rostov player Fedor Kudriashov for three UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.

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

Match: 2016/17 UEFA Europa League, second qualifying round, first leg, Hibernian FC – Brøndby IF (0-1), played on 14 July in Edinburgh (Scotland)

Incident: Acts of violence against the referee – Art. 11 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to suspend the Hibernian FC official Neil Lennon for five (5) UEFA competition matches.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League, third qualifying round match between Hertha BSC Berlin and Brøndby IF (1-0), played on 28 July in Berlin.

Charges against Hertha Berlin:
- Insufficient organization (lack of body searching) – art 16 (1) DR
- Setting off of fireworks – art 16 (2) DR

Charges against Brøndby:
- Setting off of fireworks – art 16 (2) DR
- Throwing of objects – art 16 (2) DR

These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 18 August.

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

Match: UEFA Europa League 2015/16, final between Liverpool FC – 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

Decision – Liverpool FC:

•    To fine Liverpool FC €16,000 for the illicit banner and the setting of fireworks.

Decision – Sevilla FC:

•    To fine Sevilla FC €17,000.

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