Tuesday, September 02, 2014


Serbia

Serbian Prosecutors Hand Over British Soccer Case

Reports from Serbia say officials are handing over to British authorities the case of two English Under-21 football players and an assistant coach who have been charged by Serbian prosecutors with committing a violent act at a match against Serbia.

No comment from British officials was immediately available.

Four Serbian Under-21 players, an assistant coach, and three spectators are also facing charges in connection with the brawl that broke out at the end of the match October 16 in Krusevac.

The European football governing body UEFA is investigating allegations that Serbian fans jeered black English players with racist insults.

The Serbian Football Association has suspended two players and two coaches over the incident.

England won the match 1-0 to win a berth in next year's Under-21 European finals.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AP 

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