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Disciplinary proceedings opened against Metalist

Published: Tuesday 6 August 2013, 18.00CET
UEFA has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Ukrainian side FC Metalist Kharkiv, with the case to be heard on Tuesday 13 August at the House of European Football in Nyon.
Disciplinary proceedings opened against Metalist
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The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has taken the following decisions: Match: UEFA Champions League group D, RSC Anderlecht vs Galatasaray AŞ (2-0), played on 26 November in Belgium. RSC Anderlecht: Charges: Throwing of objects - Art. 16 (2) (b) of UEFA Disciplinary Regulations; Insufficient organisation (stairs blocked) – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations; Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) (c) DR Sanctions: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the RSC Anderlecht stadium during next (1) UEFA competition match in which RSC Anderlecht will play as the host club, and, in particular the sector N3 of the stadium. The club has also been fined €17,000. --- Match: European Qualifier group H,  Italy vs Croatia (1-1), played on 16 November in Milan: Italy: Charges: Setting off of fireworks (Article 16 (2) (c) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations); Sanctions: The Italian Football Federation has been fined €13,000. Croatia: Charges: Racist behaviour (Article 14 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations); crowd disturbances (Article 16 (2) (h) DR); setting off of fireworks and missiles (Article 16 (2) (b) & (c) DR Sanctions: The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body has ordered the partial closure of the stadium during Croatia’s next (1) UEFA competition match in which Croatia will play as the host association. The sector to be closed should comprise of at least 8,000 seats. The Croatian Football Federation has been fined €80,000

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Published: Tuesday 6 August 2013, 18.00CET

Disciplinary proceedings opened against Metalist

UEFA has initiated disciplinary proceedings against Ukrainian side FC Metalist Kharkiv, with the case to be heard on Tuesday 13 August at the House of European Football in Nyon.

UEFA has today begun disciplinary proceedings relating to Ukrainian UEFA Champions League contenders FC Metalist Kharkiv.

Proceedings have been opened against Metalist under Articles 2.04g, 2.05 and 2.10 of the Regulations of the UEFA Champions League, 2013/14 competition, regarding the admission criteria for participation in UEFA competitions.

Due to the urgency of the case and in accordance with Article 23.3 of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, the case has been referred directly to the UEFA Appeals Body.

The case will be heard on Tuesday 13 August at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.

Last updated: 09/05/14 4.02CET

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