FIFA fines Poland, England for World Cup incidents

FIFA has fined the English and Polish football associations for

crowd trouble at their World Cup qualifying match at Wembley

Stadium last month.

FIFA says it fined the Polish association 30,000 Swiss francs

($32,760) for ”incidents of crowd disturbance” at the Oct. 15

match.

Poland fans lit numerous flares inside the stadium, and one

visiting fan ran on to the field during the match.

FIFA fined the English FA 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,920) for

allowing the incidents.

FIFA rules hold host nations responsible for security inside

their stadiums.

England won 2-0 to qualify for the World Cup as winners of Group

H.