The Blues were fined €10,000 and Hajduk €40,000 for the incidents that held up play for four minutes during the first half of the game when away fans spilled out of their section and tried to gain access to the Park End.
Everton's fine is for supporters throwing objects at Croatian fans. Hajduk Split, meanwhile, have 30 days to contact Everton and reimburse the club for damage caused by their fans which included ripped up seats.
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1 Posted 23/09/2017 at 07:08:21
All well and good fining the clubs, but is there a statement as to why, where they failed? What are the clubs supposed to do?
2 Posted 23/09/2017 at 07:37:14
Everton failed in allowing Hajduk supporters to bring in bottles and other objects which could be used as missiles.
At least Hajduk's reparation is comensurate with their fans' part in the incident. I assumed the ineffectual UEFA would hand out a 50/50 fine.
3 Posted 23/09/2017 at 08:10:41
The Police Force, sorry, "Service" (hmm) used to deal with this, and were paid for from local taxation. Then clubs had to pay for the police, though I don't remember a tax rebate. Then the two grand per hour helicopters appeared overhead. Now clubs are responsible for matters pertaining to criminal behaviour, and preventing it, but not the police?
There's only so much that can be realistically done by the clubs.
4 Posted 23/09/2017 at 11:33:25
And what's a €40,000 fine, even to Hajduk? If you want to stop this kind of thing, you have to hit them hard.
5 Posted 26/09/2017 at 14:28:35
Man Utd don't allow any bags and have a place to deposit them if you bring them. Pity it wasn't common knowledge, those that knew didn't bring them.
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