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Lazio, Maribor and Tottenham fined

Published: Wednesday 30 January 2013, 18.28CET
UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed fines on S.S. Lazio, NK Maribor and Tottenham Hotspur FC in relation to two UEFA Europa League games involving the sides.
Lazio, Maribor and Tottenham fined
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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 30 January 2013, 18.28CET

Lazio, Maribor and Tottenham fined

UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body has imposed fines on S.S. Lazio, NK Maribor and Tottenham Hotspur FC in relation to two UEFA Europa League games involving the sides.

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has issued a deferred decision ordering S.S. Lazio to play their next UEFA club competition match behind closed doors. This sanction has been suspended for a probationary period of two years. In addition, a fine of €50,000 was imposed on Lazio for the racist conduct of their supporters, ignition of fireworks and incidents of a non-sporting nature at their UEFA Europa League group stage game against NK Maribor in Slovenia on 6 December 2012.

Maribor have been fined €17,000 for insufficient match organisation and throwing of missiles and/or fireworks by their supporters at the same Group J game.

In another decision, Lazio have been fined €90,000 for the racist behaviour of their fans, throwing of missiles and/or fireworks, incidents of a non-sporting nature, late handling of their team sheet and late arrival at the stadium, at the UEFA Europa League group stage match against Tottenham Hotspur FC on 22 November 2012 in Rome.

Tottenham have been fined €10,000 for crowd disturbances at the same Group J game. An appeal may be lodged against the verdicts within three days of the dispatch of the reasoned decisions.

Last updated: 09/05/14 6.45CET

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