Celtic fined £10,000 by Uefa for flares and bookings

celtic v Fenerbahce

Celtic were issued with a £10,000 (€13,000) fine by the Uefa’s ‘Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body’ because of two infringment’s of their code conduct during their game with Fenerbahce in last year’s Europa League tie.

Fans set off fireworks during the 1-1 draw in Group A at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul on 10 December 2016. The club was also charged with improper conduct after five players were booked in the match.

Celtic’s previous UEFA sanctions

  • March 2015: Inter Milan (A) – €8,000 for improper conduct of team, €5,000 fine for flares
  • February 2015: Dinamo Zagreb (A) – €10,000 fine for inappropriate crowd behaviour
  • July 2014: KR Reykjavik (H)  – fine for illicit banner
  • December 2013: AC Milan (H) – fine for illicit banner
  • July 2013: Cliftonville (H) – fine for flares
  • March 2012: Udinese (A) – fine for flares and illicit banner
  • December 2011: Rennes (A) – fine for illicit chanting


The offical ruling was announced as follows:

The UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has announced the following decision:

Match: UEFA Europa League group stage match Fenerbahce SK v Celtic FC (1-1) played on 10 December 2015 in Turkey.

Charges against Celtic FC:
– Setting off of fireworks – Art 16 (2) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations
– Improper conduct of the team (5 cards or more) – Art 15 (4) of the DR

The CEDB has decided to fine the Scottish club €13,000.

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