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Giggs case on disciplinary agenda

Published: Wednesday 3 December 2003, 16.00CET
Charges against Ryan Giggs will be heard by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on Thursday.

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has taken the following decisions concerning racist incidents at recent UEFA club competition qualifying matches:   Competition: 2014/15 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg Match: ŠK Slovan Bratislava v FC Sheriff (2-1) played on 29 July in Slovakia Incident: Racist behaviour – Article 14 UEFA Disciplinary Regulations Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of ŠK Slovan Bratislava stadium, Pasienky Stadium, for the next (one) UEFA competition match which they will play as host club and, in particular, the sectors C7, C8 and C9 of the stadium.   Competition: 2014/15 UEFA Europa League thrid qualifying round first leg Match: FC Dinamo Moskva v Hapoel Kiryat Shmona FC (1-1) played on 31 July in Russia Incident: Racist behaviour  – Article 14 UEFA Disciplinary Regulations Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of FC Dinamo Moskva’s stadium, St Arena Khimky Stadium, for the next (one) UEFA competition match which they will play as host club and, in particular, the sector D2 of the stadium.   Competition: 2014/15 UEFA Europa League third qualifying round first leg Match: Ruch Chorzów v Esbjerg fB (2-0) played on 23 July in Poland Incident: Racist behaviour – Article 14 UEFA Disciplinary Regulations Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of Ruch Chorzów’s stadium, Stadion Miejski w Gliwicach, for the next (one) UEFA competition match which they will play as host club, and, in particular, the sectors J, K, L, M and N of the stadium.   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: Wednesday 3 December 2003, 16.00CET

Giggs case on disciplinary agenda

Charges against Ryan Giggs will be heard by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on Thursday.

UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body holds its latest meeting at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland on Thursday – with national-team cases high on the agenda.

Giggs case
The UEFA disciplinary body will examine a case involving Wales and Manchester United FC winger Ryan Giggs, who will answer a charge of improper conduct for allegedly elbowing a Russian opponent in last month's UEFA EURO 2004™ qualifying play-off first leg in Moscow.

Under-21 play-off
In addition, the Control and Disciplinary Body will deal with incidents which took place at the UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off second leg between France and Portugal in Clermont-Ferrand on 18 November.

Cissé dismissal
UEFA has been investigating incidents which took place on the bench and in the dressing rooms at the game, which Portugal won 4-1 on penalties, following a 3-3 aggregate draw over two legs, to qualify for next May's final round. France's AJ Auxerre striker Djibril Cissé was sent off during the match, and his case will also be heard.

Istanbul incidents
In another case involving the European Under-21 Championship, the UEFA body will study alleged incidents at the play-off second leg between Turkey and Germany in Istanbul on 18 November. The hearing will focus on the alleged throwing of missiles by spectators towards the match officials at the end of the match. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, with Germany qualifying for the final round on a 2-1 aggregate scoreline.

Last updated: 13/05/14 4.23CET

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