Tag Archives: UEFA Disciplinary Regulations

Wednesday 22 November 2017: a day of regulatory breaches to forget for Everton

On 21 November 2017, Sports Shorts reported that the FA had issued its first charge of “Successful Deception of a Match Referee”, the recipient being Everton’s Oumar Niasse. The FA statement read: “It is alleged [Niasse] committed an act of simulation which led to a penalty being awarded in the fifth minute of the game.” … Continue Reading

No pyro, no party?

Pyrotechnics and flares are commonly used by supporters in football stadiums in continental Europe and further afield, often by groups colloquially known as “Ultras”. However, those who regularly follow football in the UK will have found it hard to ignore the increased prevalence of pyrotechnics and flares at UK football stadia in recent years. Indeed, … Continue Reading