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Appeals Body announces Madrid decisions

Published: Monday 6 December 2010, 16.52CET
UEFA's Appeals Body has ruled on the appeals case relating to Real Madrid CF's Group G match at AFC Ajax and the disciplinary decisions that followed the game in Amsterdam.
Appeals Body announces Madrid decisions
The UEFA Appeals Body has ruled on the case involving Madrid's game away to Ajax ©AFP

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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 6 December 2010, 16.52CET

Appeals Body announces Madrid decisions

UEFA's Appeals Body has ruled on the appeals case relating to Real Madrid CF's Group G match at AFC Ajax and the disciplinary decisions that followed the game in Amsterdam.

The UEFA Appeals Body has announced its decisions in the appeals case relating to the UEFA Champions League Group G game between AFC Ajax and Real Madrid CF in Amsterdam on Tuesday 23 November.

The Appeals Body has decided as follows:

• Real Madrid CF are now fined €100,000 instead of €120,000.
• Coach José Mourinho is now fined €30,000 instead of €40,000.
• José Mourinho is now suspended for one match – Wednesday's Group G fixture between Madrid and AJ Auxerre – instead of the initial suspension of one game with a second game deferred for a probationary period of three years.
• The fines handed down by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body to the Madrid players Xabi Alonso and Sergio Ramos (€20,000 each), Iker Casillas (€10,000) and Jerzy Dudek (€5,000) remain the same. The one-match suspensions issued to Alonso and Ramos also stand.

Last updated: 11/05/14 2.05CET

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