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by UEFA - 12/06/2013

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League group stage match between Arsenal FC and 1. FC Köln (3-1), played on 14 September in England.

Charges against 1. FC Köln:

• Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
• Setting of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR
• Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR
• Acts of damage – Art. 16 (2) DR

Charges against Arsenal FC:

• Stairways blocked in away supporters sector – Art. 38 of UEFA Safety & Security Regulations

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 September.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between NK Maribor and FC Spartak Moskva (1-1), played on 13 September in Slovenia.

Charges against FC Spartak Moskva:

• Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 21 September.

 

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Liverpool FC and Sevilla FC (2-2), played on 13 September in England.

Charges against Sevilla FC:

• Sevilla FC head coach Eduardo Berizzo - Dismissal from the bench

Following his dismissal, the coach is automatically suspended for at least the next (1) match (Art. 67 DR).

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will deal with this case on 21 September.

 

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between FC Shakhtar Donetsk and SSC Napoli (2-1), played on 13 September in Ukraine.

Charges against FC Shakhtar Donetsk:

• Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) DR

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 October.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Manchester United FC and FC Basel 1893 (3-0), played on 12 September in England.

Charges against FC Basel 1893:

• Setting off fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

This case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 October.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Celtic FC and Paris Saint-Germain (0-5), played on 12 September in Scotland.

Charges against Celtic FC:

• Field invasion – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

Charges against Paris Saint-Germain:

• Acts of damage (seats broken) – Art. 16 (2) DR

These cases will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 19 October.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Champions League play-off second leg match between HNK Rijeka and Olympiacos FC (0-1), played on 22 August in Croatia.

Charges against HNK Rijeka:
• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) (b) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Stairways blocked – Art. 38 Safety & Security Regulations
• Discriminatory behaviour – Art. 14 DR

Decision:
• The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the HNK Rijeka Stadium stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the Croatian team would play as the host club, and, in particular HNK Rijeka shall close the North Stand of the stadium.
• To fine HNK Rijeka €21,000

FK Partizan appeal dismissed

The UEFA Appeals Body met on 31 August following an appeal by FK Partizan against the decision announced by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) on 7 August relating to the incidents which occurred during the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round first leg match between FK Partizan and FK Budućnost Podgorica (2-0), played on 11 July in Serbia, and the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg match between FK Partizan and Olympiacos FC (1-3), played on 25 July in Serbia.

The CEDB had ordered FK Partizan to play its next two (2) UEFA competition matches for which it is the host club behind closed doors and ordered FK Partizan to play an additional (1) UEFA competition match for which it is the host club behind closed doors. This additional sanction shall be suspended for a probationary period of three (3) years. The CEDB had also fined FK Partizan €130,000.

Following its meeting on 31 August, the UEFA Appeals Body has decided that the appeal lodged by FK Partizan has been dismissed. Consequently, the CEDB’s decision of 7 August 2017 is confirmed.

(Note to editors: The UEFA Europa League play-offs first leg match between FK Partizan and Videoton FC on 17 August in Serbia (0-0) was played behind closed doors)

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Europa League play-off first leg match between Legia Warszawa and FC Sheriff (1-1), played on 17 August in Poland.

Charges against Legia:
• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) (b) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Illicit banner - Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

Decision:
• The CEDB has ordered the partial closure of the Legia Warszawa stadium during the next (1) UEFA competition match in which the Polish team would play as the host club, and, in particular Legia Warszawa shall close the North Stand of the stadium.
• To fine Legia Warszawa €50,000

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League play-off first leg match between Legia Warszawa and FC Sheriff (1-1), played on 17 August in Poland.

Charges against Legia:

• Setting off of fireworks - Art. 16 (2) (b) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Illicit banner - Art. 16 (2) (e) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on 25 August.

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Europa League play-off first leg match between Everton FC and HNK Hajduk Split (2-0), played on 17 August in England.

Charges against Everton FC:
• Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) of the Disciplinary Regulations (DR)

Charges against HNK Hajduk Split:
• Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) (b) DR
• Crowd disturbances – Art. 16 (2) (h) DR
• Field invasions by supporters – Art. 16 (2) (a) DR
• Acts of Damages – Art. 16 (2) (h) DR

The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body with the date of the hearing yet to be confirmed.

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decisions:

Match: UEFA Europa League third qualifying round second leg match between Apollon Limassol FC and Aberdeen FC (2-0), played on 3 August in Cyprus.

Charges against Aberdeen FC:
• Crowd disturbances – Art.16 (2) DR
• No stewards travelling with supporters – Art.24 (2) of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine Aberdeen FC €10,000. The Scottish club has also received a warning with regard to the lack of stewards.

Charges against Apollon Limassol FC:
• Setting off of fireworks – Art. 16 (2) of the Disciplinary Regulations (DR)
• Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR
• Improper conduct of the team – Art. 15 (4) DR

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine Apollon Limassol FC €27,500.

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Match: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg match between Legia Warszawa and FC Astana (1-0), played on 2 August in Poland.

Charges against Legia Warszawa:
• Stairways blocked – Art. 38 of the UEFA Safety and Security Regulations
• Illicit banner – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Decision: The CEDB has decided to fine Legia Warszawa €35,000.

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