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Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced

Published: Thursday 13 December 2012, 17.25CET
UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body orders Serbia's U21s to play their next UEFA competition home game behind closed doors among sanctions relating to the Serbia-England play-off.
Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced
UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed sanctions relating to the Serbia-England game ©UEFA.com

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) met last week and announced the following decisions:   Match: European Qualifiers, Group D, Georgia v Germany (0-2), 29 March, Tbilisi Georgian Football Federation (GFF) Incidents: Field invasion by supporters – Art. 16 (2) (a) DR; Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) (c) DR; Insufficient organisation (stairs blocked, lack of body search, gates locked, accreditation system) – Art. 26, 31, 33, 39 of the UEFA safety and security regulations; Art. 11 (1) DR). Decision: The Georgian Football Federation (GFF) has been fined €50,000. -- Match: UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second-leg match between Feyenoord - AS Roma (1-2), played on 26 February in the Netherlands. Feyenoord Incidents: Racist behaviour - Art. 14 DR; Stairs blocked - Art. 38 Safety and Security reg.; Setting off/throwing of fireworks and/or objects Art. 16 (2) DR; Te Vrede Mitchell - art 15 (1) DR; Mulder Erwin Gerardus Theodorus Franc – art 15 (1) DR Decision: Feyenoord has been ordered to play their next (1) UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors. The Dutch club have also been fined €50,000 for the racist behaviour of its supporters. In addition, the CEDB has decided to order Feyenoord to play one additional UEFA competition match as host club behind closed doors, as well as to fine the club €50,000 for the setting off and throwing of fireworks and objects, and the blocked stairways. The additional match behind closed doors sanction is deferred for a probationary period of two years. Feyenoord player Te Vrede Mitchell has been suspended for two (2) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible. Feyenoord player Mulder Erwin Gerardus Theodorus Franc has been suspended for two (2) UEFA competition matches for which he would be otherwise eligible. -- Match: UEFA Europa League, semi-final, first leg between SSC Napoli and FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (1-1) played on 7 May in Italy. SSC Napoli Incidents: Setting off of fireworks – art. 16 (2) (c) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR); Insufficient organisation – stairways blocked – art. 38 safety & security regulations; Use of laser pointer – art. 16 (2) (d) DR Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the SSC Napoli Stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which SSC Napoli would play as the host club, and, in particular SSC Napoli shall closed Curvca A and B of the SSC Napoli Stadium. The Italian club have also been fined €80,000. -- Match: UEFA Champions League, quarter-final, second leg between FC Bayern München and FC Porto (6-1) played on 21 April in Germany. Incidents: Josep Guardiola – Incident of non-sporting nature – Art. 11 (2) (c) Disciplinary regulations Decision: FC Bayern München coach Josep Guardiola has received a warning. Julian Lopetegui – Dismissal from the bench – Art. 60 DR Decision: FC Porto coach Julian Lopetegui has been suspended for one (1) UEFA competition match in which he would otherwise participate. -- Match: European Qualifiers, Group D, Republic of Ireland v Poland (1-1), 29 March, Dublin Incidents: Football Association of Ireland (FAI): Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art. 15 (4) DR Decision: The Football Association of Ireland has been fined €6,000. Polish Football Federation (PZPN): Setting-off of fireworks/throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR Decision: The Polish Football Association has been fined €25,000.

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Published: Thursday 13 December 2012, 17.25CET

Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced

UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body orders Serbia's U21s to play their next UEFA competition home game behind closed doors among sanctions relating to the Serbia-England play-off.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has ordered the Serbian Under-21 national team to play their next UEFA competition home match behind closed doors, following a number of incidents that occurred during and after the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off second-leg match against England at the Mladost Stadium in Krusevac on 16 October. The Football Association of Serbia (FSS) has also been fined €80,000.

The sanction against the FSS has been imposed for the improper conduct of its supporters, specifically racist behaviour, during and at the end of the match, as well as for the improper conduct of the Serbia players at the end of the game.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has also decided to:

• Suspend Serbia fitness coach Andreja Milutinović from all football-related activities for two years, the second of which is suspended for a probationary period of three years. FIFA will be requested to extend this decision so as to give it a worldwide effect.

• Suspend Serbia assistant coach Predrag Katić from all football-related activities for one year, the final six months of which are suspended for a probationary period of three years. FIFA will be requested to extend this decision so as to give it a worldwide effect.

• Suspend Serbia player Goran Caušić for four UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Ognjen Mudrinski for three UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Filip Malbašić for three UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Nikola Ninković for two UEFA national team competition matches.

The suspensions will apply to the next UEFA national team competition matches for which the players would be eligible.

The disciplinary proceedings opened against Serbia player Aleksandar Pantić are dismissed.

At the same hearing, the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body decided to dismiss the disciplinary proceedings opened against The Football Association. The FA has received a warning for improper conduct by its team (more than five cautions).

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has also decided to:

• Suspend England player Steven Caulker for two UEFA national team competition matches. This suspension applies to the following games: England v Italy on 5 June 2013 and England v Norway on 8 June 2013.

• Suspend England player Thomas Ince for one UEFA national team competition match. This suspension applies to the following game: England v Italy on 5 June 2013.

An appeal may be lodged against these decisions within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decision.

Last updated: 09/05/14 7.08CET

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