UEFA probes England fans' attempted pitch invasion
UEFA started disciplinary proceedings against the English FA, following an attempted pitch raid by fans.
WARSAW - UEFA has started disciplinary proceedings against the English Football Association following an attempted pitch invasion by England fans at the Euro 2012 Group D match against Sweden.
"UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Football Association of England (FA) for the inappropriate behaviour of their supporters - attempted invasion of the field of play - at the UEFA EURO 2012 Group D match against Sweden in Kiev on Friday," UEFA said in a statement on Sunday.
The European soccer ruling body's Control and Disciplinary Body will deal with the case on Wednesday.
England beat Sweden 3-2 and need a point from their final group game against co-hosts Ukraine on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals.