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FA could face punishment as FIFA acts on England-Hungary incident

Wed 13 October 2021 | 21:58

FIFA has launched disciplinary procedures against the Football Association in connection with the incident involving Hungary fans at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday night.

Hungarian fans clashed with police and security staff at Wembley on Tuesday night after a supporter was arrested for racist abuse towards a steward.

The English FA - the match organizer - is subject to the proceedings along with its Hungarian counterpart.

Poland

’s game against

Albania

in Tirana was halted for 20 minutes when bottles were thrown onto the pitch after

Karol Swiderski

scored for Poland in the 77th minute.

World football's governing body confirmed it would be investigating events at both games in a statement on Wednesday night, which read

: "Following an analysis of the match reports, FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to yesterday's England v. Hungary and Albania v. Poland FIFA World Cup qualifier matches.

"Once again, FIFA strongly condemns the incidents at both matches and would like to state that its position remains firm and resolute in rejecting any form of violence as well as any form of discrimination or abuse. FIFA has a very clear zero-tolerance stance against such abhorrent behavior in football."

The Polish FA is the subject of proceedings, along with the Albanian FA, as some Poland fans were involved in incidents.


source: SportMob

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