UEFA penalizes England for supporters’ behavior
Posted On July 13, 2021
London [UK], July 13 (ANI): UEFA, a European football body, indicted England on Tuesday with four different franchises linked to the misconduct of supporters during the final Euro 2020 clash between England and Italy .
Italy ended England’s dream of winning Euro 2020 here at Wembley Stadium on Sunday (local time). Azzurri beat England 3-2 on penalties after the normal 90-minute action ended at 1-1 and even extra time failed to break the deadlock. Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka all missed the opportunity to score goals on penalties. The English players were then abused on social networks.
Ahead of the match at Wembley, supporters engaged in brawls and some also attempted to enter Wembley Stadium without tickets. After the match, a brawl also broke out between supporters in and around the stadium.
“Disciplinary proceedings were opened following the UEFA EURO 2020 final match between the national teams of Italy and England (1-1, Italy won 3-2 on penalties), disputed on July 11 at Wembley Stadium, London, “UEFA said in a statement. declaration.
The charges are as follows: Invasion of the playing field by supporters – Article 16 (2) (a) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (RD) Throwing of objects by supporters – Article 16 (2) ( b) DR Disturbance caused by its supporters during the national anthem – Article 16 (2) (g) DR Lighting of fireworks by its supporters – Article 16 (2) (c) DR In its statement, UEFA added: “The case will be dealt with by the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) in due course. Separately, and in accordance with Article 31 (4) RD, a UEFA ethics and discipline inspector has been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation into events involving supporters that have taken place in and around the stadium. ‘pregnant “The English Football Association (FA) in the early hours of Monday morning also condemned racist abuse against players.” The FA strongly condemns all forms of discrimination and is dismayed by the online racism which is targeting some of our English players on social media, ”said an official statement.
The microblogging site Twitter deleted more than 1,000 tweets and permanently suspended a number of accounts after they were discovered to be engaged in racial abuse against England players as the Three Lions lost control. Euro 2020 final against Italy. (ANI)