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UEFA sanctions for Montpellier

Published: Wednesday 10 October 2012, 10.07CET
The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has handed down sanctions to Montpellier Hérault SC following last week's UEFA Champions League group stage match at FC Schalke 04.
UEFA sanctions for Montpellier
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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 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. --- 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.

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Published: Wednesday 10 October 2012, 10.07CET

UEFA sanctions for Montpellier

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has handed down sanctions to Montpellier Hérault SC following last week's UEFA Champions League group stage match at FC Schalke 04.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has today confirmed sanctions against Montpellier Hérault SC after their UEFA Champions League Group B match against FC Schalke 04 on 3 October.

The French club's coach René Girard has been given a €5,000 fine for improper conduct and suspended from carrying out his function for the next two UEFA competition matches. The ban for the second game is suspended for a probationary period of three years.

Montpellier have also been fined €17,000 for the throwing of missiles and fireworks by their fans, and for the improper conduct of the team (five cards or more). An appeal may be lodged against the decision within three days of receipt of the written grounds for the decision.

Last updated: 09/05/14 7.40CET

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