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Published: Monday 11 March 2013, 18.33CET
The UEFA Appeals Body has delivered its verdicts in relation to a number of cases from the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second-leg matches played in February.
UEFA Appeals Body decisions
UEFA's Appeals Body has made a number of decisions relating to recent UEFA Europa League ties ©UEFA.com

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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has today taken the following decisions concerning racist incidents at recent UEFA club competition qualifying matches:   Competition: 2014/15 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, first leg Match: Diósgyőri VTK vs. Birkirkara FC (2:1) played on 3 July 2014 in Hungary Incident: Racist behaviour - art. 14 DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of Diósgyőr FC Stadium DVTK during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Diósgyőr FC would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sectors B 5 to 7 of the Stadium Stadium DVTK.   Competition: 2014/2015 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, second leg Match: FC Spartak Trnava vs. Hibernians FC (5:0) played on 10 July 2014 in Slovakia Incident: Racist behaviour of supporters - Art. 14 of the DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of FC Spartak Trnava Stadium Antona Malatinského during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which FC Spartak Trnava would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sectors B 1 and 2 of the Stadium Stadium Antona Malatinského.   Competition: 2014/2015 UEFA Europa League 1st qualifying round, both legs Match: Sliema Wanderers FC vs. Ferencvárosi TC (1:1) played on 1 July 2014 in Malta and Ferencvárosi TC vs. Sliema Wanderers FC (2:1) played on 10 July 2014 in Hungary Incident: Racist behaviour (monkey chants) and racist banners - Art. 14 DR Sanction: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of Ferencvárosi TC Stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which Ferencvárosi TC would play as a host club, and, in particular, the sector N of the Stadium and to fine Ferencvárosi TC 20´000€ for the racist behaviour of their supporters.   The fight against racism is a high priority for UEFA. The European governing body has a zero tolerance policy towards racism and discrimination on the pitch and in the stands. All forms of racist behaviour are considered serious offences against the disciplinary regulations and are punished with the most severe sanctions. Following the entry into force of the new disciplinary regulations on 1 June 2013, the fight against racist conduct has been stepped up a level – resulting in more severe sanctions to deter any such behaviour.

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Published: Monday 11 March 2013, 18.33CET

UEFA Appeals Body decisions

The UEFA Appeals Body has delivered its verdicts in relation to a number of cases from the UEFA Europa League round of 32 second-leg matches played in February.

The UEFA Appeals Body today gave its verdict on the following cases from recent UEFA Europa League matches.

21 February – UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg:
Fenerbahçe SK v FC BATE Borisov
Fenerbahçe charge: Setting off and throwing of fireworks from outside the stadium, kit infringements, improper conduct of the team.
The appeal is rejected and the decision of the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body of 27 February is upheld (see first decision here).

21 February – UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg:
S.S. Lazio v VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach
Lazio charges: Setting off and throwing of fireworks, racist behaviour, insufficient organisation
The appeal is rejected and the decision of the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body of 27 February is upheld (see first decision here).

21 February – UEFA Europa League round of 32 second leg:
FC Rubin Kazan v Club Atlético de Madrid
Rubin charge: César Navas red card
The appeal is partially admitted. As a result, César Navas is now suspended for two UEFA club competition matches instead of three. As the player has already served one game – Levante UD 0-0 Rubin on 7 March – the remaining suspension applies to the second leg on Thursday 14 March.

Last updated: 09/05/14 6.24CET

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