Ban and fine for Bendtner

Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner has been banned for one competitive fixture and fined €100,000 for improper conduct at the Group B match against Portugal.

Nicklas Bendtner of Denmark looks dejected after their UEFA EURO 2012 Group B match against Germany
Nicklas Bendtner of Denmark looks dejected after their UEFA EURO 2012 Group B match against Germany ©Getty Images

Following the opening of disciplinary proceedings concerning the improper conduct of Denmark's Nicklas Bendtner at the UEFA EURO 2012 Group B match against Portugal in Lviv on Wednesday 13 June, the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has decided to suspend the player for one competitive fixture.

This suspension applies to the next 2014 FIFA World Cup match, including the qualifying competition, for which Bendtner is eligible. The player has also been fined €100,000. An appeal can be lodged against this decision within three days of the dispatch of the full written decision.