UEFA charge Saint-Etienne for crowd incidents against Man United

.Saint-Etienne fans set off flares at Old Trafford last nightUEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Saint-Etienne in the wake of incidents involving the French club. supporters during the 3-0 defeat at Old Trafford.The Ligue 1 side could now be hit with a massive fine after their fans were charged with setting off fireworks, throwing objects and improper conduct during the game.The opening minutes of the game were marred when travelling fans set-off a number of flares in the away section.But the incident has led people to question just how these supporters managed to smuggle in the offending objects in the first place.Most goals for Manchester United by 17 February in past 10 yearsFriday, 17th February 2017ZLATAN IBRAHIMOVIC is absolutely smashing it in his debut Manchester United season – but two stars were outscoring him by this point in the last decade..
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“Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against AS Saint-Etienne due to the behaviour of their supporters”
UEFA statementUnited bosses drafted in pyrotechnic sniffer dogs before the game, with security staff staging thorough checks on each individual and his or her belongings before they entered the ground.But the offenders still found a way of getting the flares and fireworks into the stadium.United have been left embarrassed in the past following major breaches of security at their iconic stadium.United. home game with Southampton towards the end of last season had to be abandoned due to a bomb scare.It turned out to be a fake device a security firm staging a training exercise had left inside the ground that had gone undetected..Paul Pogba played against his brother Florentin in the Europa League clashUnited chiefs were left red-faced again in November when two fans were allowed to sleep inside Old Trafford on the eve of the crunch home clash with Arsenal.UEFA. ‘Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Board’ will meet on March 23 to deal with the case involving St Etienne fans.A UEFA spokesman said: “Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against AS Saint-Etienne due to the behaviour of their supporters during their UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match against Manchester United FC on 16 February 2017 at Old Trafford.”The following proceedings have been opened against AS Saint-Etienne for the following infringements: Setting off of firework – Art. 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR); Throwing of objects – Art. 16 (2) DR; Improper conduct of supporters – Art. 16 (2) DR.”Related articles.. .

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