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Van Nistelrooij case opened

Published: Thursday 1 July 2004, 16.36CET
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Ruud van Nistelrooij for insulting referee Anders Frisk after the Netherlands lost to Portugal.
 
Published: Thursday 1 July 2004, 16.36CET

Van Nistelrooij case opened

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Ruud van Nistelrooij for insulting referee Anders Frisk after the Netherlands lost to Portugal.

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Netherlands striker Ruud van Nistelrooij after he insulted referee Anders Frisk following the UEFA EURO 2004™ semi-final against Portugal.

Final whistle
Van Nistelrooij confronted Frisk - who has been named as the fourth official for Sunday's final - at the end of last night's match, which Portugal won 2-1. The UEFA control and disciplinary body will deal with the case tomorrow.

French fined
Meanwhile, the French Football Federation has been fined €6,600 after the France team were late leaving the dressing room for both the start and the second half of their quarter-final defeat by Greece.

 
Last updated: 01/07/04 17.08CET

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