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Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced

Published: Thursday 13 December 2012, 17.25CET
UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body orders Serbia's U21s to play their next UEFA competition home game behind closed doors among sanctions relating to the Serbia-England play-off.
Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced
UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed sanctions relating to the Serbia-England game ©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: Thursday 13 December 2012, 17.25CET

Serbia-England disciplinary decisions announced

UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body orders Serbia's U21s to play their next UEFA competition home game behind closed doors among sanctions relating to the Serbia-England play-off.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has ordered the Serbian Under-21 national team to play their next UEFA competition home match behind closed doors, following a number of incidents that occurred during and after the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off second-leg match against England at the Mladost Stadium in Krusevac on 16 October. The Football Association of Serbia (FSS) has also been fined €80,000.

The sanction against the FSS has been imposed for the improper conduct of its supporters, specifically racist behaviour, during and at the end of the match, as well as for the improper conduct of the Serbia players at the end of the game.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has also decided to:

• Suspend Serbia fitness coach Andreja Milutinović from all football-related activities for two years, the second of which is suspended for a probationary period of three years. FIFA will be requested to extend this decision so as to give it a worldwide effect.

• Suspend Serbia assistant coach Predrag Katić from all football-related activities for one year, the final six months of which are suspended for a probationary period of three years. FIFA will be requested to extend this decision so as to give it a worldwide effect.

• Suspend Serbia player Goran Caušić for four UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Ognjen Mudrinski for three UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Filip Malbašić for three UEFA national team competition matches.

• Suspend Serbia player Nikola Ninković for two UEFA national team competition matches.

The suspensions will apply to the next UEFA national team competition matches for which the players would be eligible.

The disciplinary proceedings opened against Serbia player Aleksandar Pantić are dismissed.

At the same hearing, the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body decided to dismiss the disciplinary proceedings opened against The Football Association. The FA has received a warning for improper conduct by its team (more than five cautions).

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has also decided to:

• Suspend England player Steven Caulker for two UEFA national team competition matches. This suspension applies to the following games: England v Italy on 5 June 2013 and England v Norway on 8 June 2013.

• Suspend England player Thomas Ince for one UEFA national team competition match. This suspension applies to the following game: England v Italy on 5 June 2013.

An appeal may be lodged against these decisions within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decision.

Last updated: 09/05/14 7.08CET

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