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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

The UEFA Appeals Body has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match FC Dynamo Kyiv v Chelsea FC (0-0) played on 20 October in Ukraine

Charges against FC Dynamo Kyiv

- Racist behaviour - Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body’s decision of 24 November 2015 is amended as follows:

1. To order the FC Dynamo Kyiv to play one (1) UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors. As the club has already played one match behind closed doors during the UEFA Champions League 2015/2016 match FC Dynamo Kyiv vs Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC played on 9 December 2015, the club has already served this sanction.

2. To fine FC Dynamo Kyiv € 50.000.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Fenerbahçe SK v Celtic FC (1-1) played on 10 December in Turkey.

Charges against Fenerbahçe SK:
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations
- Diego - Red card for violent conduct (decision to be taken on 16 December 2015)

Charges against Celtic FC:
- Setting off of fireworks – Art 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
- Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art 15 (4) of the DR

The case will be dealt by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 18 February 2016.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions in relation to the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Beşiktaş JK v FC Lokomotiv Moskva (1-1) played on 5 November in Turkey.

Charges against Besiktas JK:
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the Safety & Security Regulations
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) letter c) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Insufficient organization (attempted field invasion by away supporters) - Art. 16 (1) of the DR

The CEDB has decided to:

- To fine Beşiktaş JK € 26´000 for the setting off of fireworks and the blocking of stairways.
- To close the disciplinary proceedings opened for insufficient organization as regards the field invasion.

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Charges against FC Lokomotiv Moskva:

- Improper conduct of supporters - Art. 16 (2) letter e) and h) of the DR
- Attempted field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) letter a) of the DR

The CEDB has decided to:

- To fine FC Lokomotiv Moskva € 30´000 for the improper conduct of supporters.

The UEFA Appeals Body has announced the following decision related to European Qualifiers, Group F, Hungary v Romania (0-0), played on 4 September in Budapest.

Incidents: Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulatioons; Crowd disturbances (disruption of national anthem) – Art. 16 (2g) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary (CEDB) has ordered had the Hungarian Football Federation to play its next (1) UEFA competition match as host association behind closed doors. The federation has also been fined €70,000.

Decision of the UEFA Appeals Body: The appeal lodged by the Hungarian Football Federation (MLSZ) is rejected and the decision of the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body of 17 September 2015 is upheld.

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

Match: European Qualifiers, Group C, Ukraine v Spain (0-1), played on 12 October in Kyiv.

Football Federation of Ukraine (FFU)

Incidents

Use of laser pointer - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
Illicit banner - Art. 16 (2) DR
Illicit chants - Art. 16 (2) DR
Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety & Security Regulations
Racist behaviour - Art. 14 DR

Decision:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has decided to:

- To order the Football Federation of Ukraine to play their next (1) UEFA competition match as host association behind closed doors and to fine the Football Federation of Ukraine € 50´000 for the racist behaviour of its supporters.
- To fine Football Federation of Ukraine € 47´000 for the use of laser device, the illicit banners, the illicit chants and the blocking of stairways incidents.

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

Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match FC Dynamo Kyiv v Chelsea FC (0-0) played on 20 October in Ukraine

Charges against FC Dynamo Kyiv:

- Racist behaviour - Art. 14 of the UEFA disciplinary regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA safety & security regulations

Decision:

- FC Dynamo Kyiv has been ordered to play their next three UEFA competition matches as host club behind closed doors. The third match is suspended for a probationary period of three years.
- The club has also been fined €100,000.

Update: FC Dynamo Kyiv have lodged an appeal against the decision. The meeting of the UEFA Appeals Body will be held on Tuesday 2 February.

 

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Beşiktaş JK v FC Lokomotiv Moskva (1-1) played on 5 November in Turkey.

Charges against Besiktas JK:

- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the Safety & Security Regulations
- Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) letter c) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Insufficient organization (attempted field invasion by away supporters) - Art. 16 (1) of the DR

Charges against FC Lokomotiv Moskva:

- Improper conduct of supporters - Art. 16 (2) letter e) and h) of the DR
- Attempted field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) letter a) of the DR

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will deal with these cases on 19 November.

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

Match: UEFA Europa League group stage match FC Lokomotiv Moskva v Beşiktaş JK (1-1) played on 22 October in Russia

Charges against FC Lokomotiv Moskva:

Violent conduct, unsporting conduct for player Corluka Vedran – Art. 15 (1) DR

Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR

Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) DR

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary body has decided:

- to suspend the FC Lokomotiv Moskva player Corluka Vedran for four (4) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible.

- to fine the Russian club € 12’000.

Match: UEFA Champions League group stage match FC Dynamo Kyiv v Chelsea FC (0-0) played on 20 October in Ukraine

 Charges against FC Dynamo Kyiv:

- Racist behaviour - Art. 14 of the UEFA disciplinary regulations (DR)
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) DR
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of the UEFA safety & security regulations

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) will deal with this case on 19 November.

 

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

 

Match: European Qualifiers, Group D, Scotland v Poland (2-2), played on 8 October in Glasgow.

Scottish Football Association (SFA)

Incidents:

- Insufficient organization: lack of body search  Art. 33 of the Safety and Security Regulations
- Field invasions by supporters  Art. 16 (2) letter a) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
- Stairways blocked  Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

• Decision: The Scottish Football Association (SFA) has been fined €20,000 by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB).

 

Polish Football Association (PZPN)

Incidents:
- Setting off and throwing of fireworks  Art. 16 (2) letter c) of the DR
- Throwing of objects  Art. 16 (2) letter b) of the DR
- Crowd disturbances (fight with stewards)  Art. 16 (2) letter h) of the DR

• Decision: The Polish Football Association (PZPN) has been fined €40,000 by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB).


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Match: European Qualifiers, Group E, Lithuania v England (0-3), played on 12 October in Vilnius.

Lithuanian Football Federation (LFF)

Incidents:

- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
- Ticketing (Limitation of spectator movement) - Art. 37 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations
- Stairways blocked - Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations


• Decision: The Lithuanian Football Federation (LFF) has been fined €30,000 by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB).

 

English Football Association (The FA)

Incidents:
- Crowd disturbances - Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

• Decision: The Football Association (FA) has been fined €15,000 by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB).

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