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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
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against two clubs ©UEFA.com
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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