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UEFA Appeals Body decision in Sigma case

Published: Sunday 24 June 2012, 11.26CET
The UEFA Appeals Body has confirmed in a decision taken last Wednesday that Czech club SK Sigma Olomouc are not admitted to the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League.
UEFA Appeals Body decision in Sigma case
UEFA's Appeals Body has taken its decision in the Sigma case ©UEFA.com

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Published: Sunday 24 June 2012, 11.26CET

UEFA Appeals Body decision in Sigma case

The UEFA Appeals Body has confirmed in a decision taken last Wednesday that Czech club SK Sigma Olomouc are not admitted to the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League.

On Wednesday 20 June, the UEFA Appeals Body issued a decision in the case of Czech club SK Sigma Olomouc.

The Appeals Body confirmed that the club is not admitted to the 2012/13 UEFA Europa League. No further disciplinary action is being taken. The case relates to match-fixing charges against the club in the Czech League, for which it had nine points deducted and was fined in 2011.

Last updated: 13/02/14 12.12CET

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