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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

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.

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) adjudicatory chamber has issued orders in the cases of FC Dnipro (UKR), İnter Baku (AZE) and Targu Mures (ROM).

These orders confirm the following:

FC Dnipro (UKR): The Ukrainian club is excluded from participating in the next (1) UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next three (3) seasons (i.e. the 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons).

• İnter Baku (AZE): The Azeri club is excluded from participating in the next (1) UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next three (3) seasons (i.e. the 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons).

• Târgu Mureş (ROM): The Romanian club is excluded from participating in the next (1) UEFA club competition for which it would otherwise qualify in the next three (3) seasons (i.e. the 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons).

The full orders will be published on UEFA.org next week.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Women’s Champions League quarter-final between 1. FFC Frankfurt and FC Rosengård played on 30 March in Germany.
 
Charges against Frankfurt:
 
Racist behaviour – Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
 
The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 6 April.

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).

Incident:

- Infringement of Art. 39 of the UEFA Under-21 competition regulations (team sheet).

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 5 April.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League round of 16 between Manchester United FC and Liverpool FC (1-1) played on 17 March in England.

Charges against Manchester United FC:
- Stairways blocked – art 38 Safety & Security Regulations
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) DR

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

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

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