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England fined and banned for Euro 2020 incident

Mon 18 October 2021 | 16:14

Due to the incident that occurred during the Euro 2020 final, England are forced to have their next UEFA match without any fans present at the stadium and pay a six-figure fine.

England

are banned to have fans at their next two matches as a punishment for the incident with fans during England the Euro 2020 final against Italy.

Some fans tried to enter the stadium without tickets when England were held to a draw against Italy.

UEFA started investigating the issue in August and pronounced on Monday that England’s next UEFA game must be held behind closed doors, which will be their first 2022-23 Nations League game.

They are also fined £84,500 (€100,000) for the fans' disorder that also included the pitch invasion, throwing objects and jeering when Italy’s national anthem was playing.

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Although we are disappointed with the verdict, we acknowledge the outcome,"

England's Football Association said in a statement on Monday.

"We condemn the terrible behaviour of the individuals who caused the disgraceful scenes in and around Wembley Stadium at the Euro 2020 final, and we deeply regret that some of them were able to enter the stadium.

"We are determined that this can never be repeated, so we have commissioned an independent review, led by Baroness Casey, to report on the circumstances involved.

"We continue to work with the relevant authorities in support of their efforts to take action against those responsible and hold them to account."


source: SportMob

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