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UEFA opens disciplinary case against Gattuso

Published: Wednesday 16 February 2011, 12.29CET
UEFA has begun disciplinary proceedings against the AC Milan midfield player Gennaro Gattuso, with the Control and Disciplinary Body to discuss the case on 21 February.
UEFA opens disciplinary case against Gattuso
A disciplinary case has been opened against Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso ©UEFA.com

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision: Match: UEFA Champions League, group F, Real Madrid CF vs. Legia Warszawa (5-1) played on 18 October in Spain. Charges against Legia Warszawa: - Crowd disturbances - Art. 16.2 (letter h) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR) Decision: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary (CEDB) has decided: - To ban Legia Warszawa from selling tickets to its away supporters for the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the club will play as the away team, namely their next UEFA Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund on 22 November in Germany.  - To ban Legia Warszawa from selling tickets to its away supporters for two (2) additional UEFA competition matches in which the club will play as the away team. This sanction is deferred for a probationary period of one year.  - To fine Legia Warszawa €80,000. *Note: The full Article 16 of the 2016 UEFA Disciplinary Regulations can be found here: Article 16 - Order and security at UEFA competition matches 1. Host clubs and national associations are responsible for order and security both inside and around the stadium before, during and after matches. They are liable for incidents of any kind and may be subject to disciplinary measures and directives unless they can prove that they have not been negligent in any way in the organisation of the match. 2. However, all associations and clubs are liable for the following inappropriate behaviour on the part of their supporters and may be subject to disciplinary measures and directives even if they can prove the absence of any negligence in relation to the organisation of the match: a. the invasion or attempted invasion of the field of play; b. the throwing of objects; c. the lighting of fireworks or any other objects; d. the use of laser pointers or similar electronic devices; e. the use of gestures, words, objects or any other means to transmit any message that is not fit for a sports event, particularly messages that are of a political, ideological, religious, offensive or provocative nature; f. acts of damage; g. causing a disturbance during national anthems; h. any other lack of order or discipline observed inside or around the stadium.

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Published: Wednesday 16 February 2011, 12.29CET

UEFA opens disciplinary case against Gattuso

UEFA has begun disciplinary proceedings against the AC Milan midfield player Gennaro Gattuso, with the Control and Disciplinary Body to discuss the case on 21 February.

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the AC Milan midfield player Gennaro Gattuso following incidents that took place on the occasion of Tuesday's UEFA Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspur FC in Italy.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body will meet on Monday 21 February to discuss the case and consider the official reports of the referee and match delegate. Milan lost the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie 1-0 against Tottenham at San Siro.

Last updated: 11/05/14 1.30CET

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