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UEFA welcomes CAS decision on Salzburg

Published: Wednesday 21 August 2013, 20.00CET
UEFA welcomes the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to reject FC Salzburg's application for provisional measures whereby they sought UEFA Champions League reinstatement.
UEFA welcomes CAS decision on Salzburg
Fenerbahçe beat Salzburg in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round ©UEFA.com

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has taken the following decisions: Match: UEFA Champions League group D, RSC Anderlecht vs Galatasaray AŞ (2-0), played on 26 November in Belgium. RSC Anderlecht: Charges: Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) (b) of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Insufficient organisation (stairs blocked) – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations; Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) (c) DR Sanctions: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the RSC Anderlecht stadium during next (1) UEFA competition match in which RSC Anderlecht will play as the host club, and, in particular the sector N3 of the stadium. The club has also been fined €17,000. --- Match: European Qualifier group H,  Italy vs Croatia (1-1), played on 16 November in Milan: Italy: Charges: Setting off of fireworks (Article 16 (2) (c) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations); Sanctions: The Italian Football Federation has been fined €13,000. Croatia: Charges: Racist behaviour (Article 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations); crowd disturbances (Article 16 (2) (h) DR); setting off of fireworks and missiles (Article 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR Sanctions: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the stadium during Croatia’s next (1) UEFA competition match in which Croatia will play as the host association. The sector to be closed should comprise of at least 8,000 seats. The Croatian Football Federation has been fined €80,000

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Published: Wednesday 21 August 2013, 20.00CET

UEFA welcomes CAS decision on Salzburg

UEFA welcomes the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to reject FC Salzburg's application for provisional measures whereby they sought UEFA Champions League reinstatement.

UEFA notes with satisfaction that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has today rejected an application for provisional measures made by FC Salzburg whereby the club sought to be reinstated into the UEFA Champions League.

Salzburg were defeated by Fenerbahçe SK in the third qualifying round of the competition and afterwards lodged a protest, which was rejected both by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body and UEFA Appeals Body on 9 August 2013 and 16 August 2013 respectively.

Following a previous ruling of CAS (18 July 2013), Fenerbahçe have been allowed to participate in the UEFA Champions League, pending a final determination by CAS concerning the involvement of the club in match-fixing.

A decision on the merits in the Fenerbahçe case will be delivered by CAS on Wednesday 28 August.

Last updated: 09/05/14 4.04CET

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