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Serbia-England appeal decisions

Published: Friday 15 February 2013, 21.01CET
The UEFA Appeals Body has given its verdicts in relation to last October's UEFA European U21 Championship play-off second leg between Serbia and England in Krusevac.
Serbia-England appeal decisions
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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has taken the following decisions: Match: UEFA Champions League 2014/15 Group D, Borussia Dortmund vs. Galatasaray AŞ (4-1) played on 4 November in Germany Borussia Dortmund: Charges: Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Crowd disturbance – Art 16 (2) (h) DR; Insufficient organization - Art 16 (1) DR Sanction: Borussia Dortmund have been fined €32,000 Galatasaray AŞ: Charges: Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) (f) DR; Field invasions by supporters - Art. 16 (2) (a) DR; Setting off/throwing of fireworks and missiles - Art. 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR Sanction: Galatasaray AŞ have been fined €70,000; The Turkish club has also been ordered to contact Borussia Dortmund within 30 days for the settlement of the damages caused by its supporters. --- Match: UEFA Champions League 2014/2015 Group H, FC BATE Borisov vs. FC Shakhtar Donetsk (0-7) played on 21 October in Belarus FC BATE Borisov: Charges: Racist behaviour of supporters – Art. 14 DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the FC BATE Borisov stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which BATE will play as the host club, and, in particular, the sector D1 of their stadium. --- Match: European Qualifier Group C, Ukraine vs. FYR Macedonia (1-0) played on 12 October in Lviv Ukraine: Charges: Racist behaviour (Art. 14 DR); Field invasions by supporters (Art. 16 (2) DR); Setting off/throwing of fireworks and missiles (Art. 16 (2) DR); use of laser pointer (Art. 16 (2) DR); Insufficient organization (Art. 38 Safety & Security Regulations); Alcohol sold during the match (Art. 36 Safety & Security Regulations) Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the stadium during Ukraine’s next (1) UEFA competition match in which Ukraine will play as the host association. The sector to be closed should comprise of at least 5,000 seats. The Football Federation of Ukraine has also been fined €58,000.

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Published: Friday 15 February 2013, 21.01CET

Serbia-England appeal decisions

The UEFA Appeals Body has given its verdicts in relation to last October's UEFA European U21 Championship play-off second leg between Serbia and England in Krusevac.

Following the appeals lodged by UEFA, the English Football Association (FA) and the Serbian fitness coach Andreja Milutinović against the decisions of the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body of 13 December 2012 concerning a number of incidents that occurred during and after the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off second-leg match between Serbia and England last October, the UEFA Appeals Body has rendered the following decisions:

• The appeal lodged by UEFA is partially admitted as follows:

a) The Serbian fitness coach Andreja Milutinović is suspended from all football-related activities for two years. FIFA will be requested to extend this decision so as to give it a worldwide effect.
b) The Serbian player Nikola Ninković is suspended for three UEFA national team competition matches.
c) The Serbian U21 team is ordered to play its next two home UEFA competition matches behind closed doors.

• The appeal lodged by the English FA is partially admitted as follows:

The England player Steven Caulker is issued with a warning in respect of his future conduct, and the player undertakes to perform one full day of community football service according to the instructions to be given by UEFA Disciplinary Services.

• The appeal lodged by Andreja Milutinović is rejected.

The other decisions taken by the Control and Disciplinary Body on 13 December 2012 are confirmed.

Last updated: 09/05/14 6.33CET

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