Feyenoord fined and faces empty stadium for firework incident
Rotterdam football club Feyenoord has been fined €70,000 and will have to play its first two European matches without supporters, following crowd trouble during last season’s Conference League semi-finals, Uefa’s disciplinary committee has announced.
During both the home and away game against Marseille, Dutch fans set off fireworks in the stands. Uefa had threatened to impose a ban on fans because of problems earlier in the season, and has now made that a reality.
The €70,000 fine takes the total fines payable by the club last season to more than €500,000, broadcaster NOS reported.
Feyenoord is taking part in the Europa League this coming season.
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