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UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings

Published: Monday 10 June 2013, 12.36CET
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to FC Steaua Bucureşti and Beşiktaş JK, with both cases now to be reviewed by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body.
UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings
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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has today taken the following decisions concerning racist incidents at recent UEFA club competition qualifying matches:   Competition: 2014/15 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, first leg Match: Diósgyőri VTK vs. Birkirkara FC (2:1) played on 3 July 2014 in Hungary Incident: Racist behaviour - art. 14 DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of Diósgyőr FC Stadium DVTK during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Diósgyőr FC would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sectors B 5 to 7 of the Stadium Stadium DVTK.   Competition: 2014/2015 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, second leg Match: FC Spartak Trnava vs. Hibernians FC (5:0) played on 10 July 2014 in Slovakia Incident: Racist behaviour of supporters - Art. 14 of the DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of FC Spartak Trnava Stadium Antona Malatinského during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which FC Spartak Trnava would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sectors B 1 and 2 of the Stadium Stadium Antona Malatinského.   Competition: 2014/2015 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, both legs Match: Sliema Wanderers FC vs. Ferencvárosi TC (1:1) played on 1 July 2014 in Malta and Ferencvárosi TC vs. Sliema Wanderers FC (2:1) played on 10 July 2014 in Hungary Incident: Racist behaviour (monkey chants) and racist banners - Art. 14 DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of Ferencvárosi TC Stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Ferencvárosi TC would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sector N of the Stadium and to fine Ferencvárosi TC 20´000€ for the racist behaviour of their supporters.   The fight against racism is a high priority for UEFA. The European governing body has a zero tolerance policy towards racism and discrimination on the pitch and in the stands. All forms of racist behaviour are considered serious offences against the disciplinary regulations and are punished with the most severe sanctions. Following the entry into force of the new disciplinary regulations on 1 June 2013, the fight against racist conduct has been stepped up a level – resulting in more severe sanctions to deter any such behaviour.

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Published: Monday 10 June 2013, 12.36CET

UEFA opens disciplinary proceedings

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to FC Steaua Bucureşti and Beşiktaş JK, with both cases now to be reviewed by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body.

UEFA has today opened disciplinary proceedings relating to FC Steaua Bucureşti (Romania) and Beşiktaş JK (Turkey). The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body will review each of these cases before communicating its decisions.

Proceedings have been opened against Steaua Bucureşti on the basis of Articles 2.04.g), 2.05 and 2.10 of the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League Regulations, regarding the admission criteria for participation in UEFA competitions.

Proceedings have also been initiated against Beşiktaş and two club officials in relation to match-fixing activities alleged to have taken place around the 2011 Turkish Cup final.

Both cases will be heard by UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body on Friday 21 June at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

Furthermore, following the investigation into alleged match-fixing activities involving Fenerbahçe SK (Turkey), the UEFA Disciplinary Inspector has submitted his findings to the Control and Disciplinary Body, in the context of disciplinary proceedings against this club and five club officials.

This case will be heard by the Control and Disciplinary Body on Saturday 22 June at the House of European Football.

All hearings will be closed to the media, and no access to the UEFA premises will be granted during the proceedings.

The decisions of the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body will be communicated in the course of the week starting 24 June.

Last updated: 09/05/14 5.23CET

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