UEFA opens case against England over fans’ conduct
UEFA opened a disciplinary case against the English Football
Association on Sunday after some fans tried to invade the pitch
during the team’s 3-2 victory over Sweden.
England is the seventh of 16 competing countries at the European
Championship to be charged by UEFA for disciplinary offenses.
UEFA said in a statement Sunday the attempted invasion of the
field at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev on Friday was ”inappropriate
Fans celebrating an England goal were seen running from the
stands on to the track circling the pitch before being intercepted
UEFA’s control and disciplinary body will hear the case on
Wednesday. England is likely to get a small financial penalty.