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Three-match suspension for Wenger

Published: Friday 30 March 2012, 14.00CET
Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been banned for three UEFA matches and fined €40,000 for improper conduct in relation to the round of 16 second leg against AC Milan.
Three-match suspension for Wenger
Arsène Wenger has been given a three-match ban following the Arsenal-Milan round of 16 second leg ©Getty Images

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) announced the following decisions: Match: 2015/16 UEFA Europa League, 2nd qualifying round, first leg, R. Charleroi SC v Beitar Jerusalem FC (5-1), played on 16 July in Belgium. Charleroi Incidents: Racist behaviour (gestures) - Art. 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), Setting off & throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2)  (b) & (c) DR, Moving of spectators to the visitors sector (segregation of spectators) – Art. 37 of the UEFA safety and security regulations CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Charleroi stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Charleroi would play as the host club (versus FC Zorya Luhansk), and, in particular Charleroi shall close the Tribune 3 Y1 of the Charleroi stadium. The Belgian club have also been fined €28,000 and have been warned about the moving of spectators’ incident. Beitar Jerusalem Incidents: Racist behaviour (banners and chants) – Art. 14 DR, Improper conduct of supporters (breaking down fences) – Art. 16 (2) (f) DR, Setting off and throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR, Illicit banner – Art. 16 (2) (e) DR Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Beitar Jerusalem FC stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the club would play as the host club . The sector(s) to be closed shall at least comprehend 500 seats. The Israeli club has also been fined €95,000. --- Match: European Qualifiers, Group B, Bosnia and Herzegovina v Israel (3-1), played on 12 June in Zenica Charges against the Bosnia and Herzegovina Football Federation (NFSBiH): - Disruption of national anthem – Art. 16 (2) (g) DR; - Setting off and/or throwing of fireworks and objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) (c) DR; Racist behaviour – Art. 14 DR Decision: The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Bosnia and Herzegovina stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the team would play as the host association, and, in particular the North Stand of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Stadium. The association has also been fined €18,000.

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Published: Friday 30 March 2012, 14.00CET

Three-match suspension for Wenger

Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been banned for three UEFA matches and fined €40,000 for improper conduct in relation to the round of 16 second leg against AC Milan.

Arsenal FC manager Arsène Wenger has been suspended from carrying out his function for three UEFA competition matches by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body.

Wenger has also been fined €40,000. He was facing a charge of improper conduct in relation to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg against AC Milan in London on 6 March.

The suspension applies to the next three UEFA club competition matches for which Wenger will be eligible. An appeal may be lodged against the verdict within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decision.

Last updated: 10/05/14 2.01CET

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