UEFA fines Bulgarian FA after racist chants
UEFA says it has fined the Bulgarian Football Union ?40,000 ($54,000) after home fans chanted racist abuse during a Euro 2012 qualifier against England in Sofia in September.
Along with the ''discriminatory behaviour'' by Bulgaria supporters, the charges also included the setting-off and throwing of fireworks during the Sept. 2 match, which England won 3-0.
England's Football Association informed UEFA after the match that racist abuse had been aimed at midfielder Ashley Young by a section of home fans.
The BFU has three days after receiving UEFA's explanation for the fine to launch an appeal.