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Serbia v England: U21 Football


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:07 AM

Really nasty scenes at this match. Just shows how far the game has come in some countries and not in others.

LINK TO ARTICLE.

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#2 Johnoco

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:09 AM

If the book isn't thrown at these tossers, then it is a complete joke, farce and also a laughing stock.

#3 Futtocks

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:11 AM

If the book isn't thrown at these tossers, then it is a complete joke, farce and also a laughing stock.


The decision rests with Michel Platini. So don't hold your breath.

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#4 Johnoco

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:13 AM

The decision rests with Michel Platini. So don't hold your breath.


If the punishment isn't severe they should kick off big time. I'll sound like a football fan on Talksport here, but I'm pretty sure they would clamp down heavily if it was England (and rightly so)

#5 Ackroman

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:15 AM

If the book isn't thrown at these tossers, then it is a complete joke, farce and also a laughing stock.


Are the RFL involved?

#6 Johnoco

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:16 AM

Are the RFL involved?


They are the main culprits. A football fan told me.

#7 gingerjon

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:22 AM

It is both disgraceful and entirely expected.

Serbian international sport seems to attract some very unpleasant people and nothing is done to stop them.
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#8 Jerry the Berry

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 09:39 AM

Genuinely horrible scenes. I hope UEFA / FIFA come down on the Serbian FA as strongly as possible, though sadly I don't suspect they will

#9 MikeW

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:17 AM

Not as if it's the first time

http://news.bbc.co.u...all/9086046.stm

#10 Futtocks

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 11:22 AM

I fully expect UEFA to come down like a ton of bricks...



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...and disqualify England.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#11 Futtocks

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 12:23 PM

No mention of any crowd trouble or racism in the match report on the UEFA website, apparently.

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it isn’t open. Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)


#12 JohnM

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 01:36 PM

I fully expect UEFA to come down like a ton of bricks...




...and disqualify England.


I think you are spot on. The red card will also be upheld.

Edited by JohnM, 17 October 2012 - 01:37 PM.


#13 Griff9of13

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Posted 17 October 2012 - 02:13 PM

I fully expect UEFA to come down like a ton of bricks...


...and disqualify England.


I think you are spot on. The red card will also be upheld.


It's certainly looking that way
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