Hungary fans excluded from World Cup match in Poland after colliding with police during England match
Hungary fans are unable to participate in their last World Cup Qualifier in Poland after clashing with police during the draw against England at Wembley last month with the country’s FIFA fined £ 60,000
- Hungarian fans were involved in clashes with the police during the draw with England
- An individual was arrested after a ‘minor disorder’ at Wembley last month
- FIFA has banned Hungarian fans from attending the World Cup final clash against Poland
- The Hungarian FA has been fined £ 60,000 for the crime of ‘racial aggregation’
Hungarian fans will not be able to attend the final World Cup qualifying match in Poland on November 15 after clashes with the police during the match against England at Wembley last month.
The Metropolitan Police said there was “ minor disorder ” by visiting fans at the October 12 game after officers entered the rostrum to arrest a person for what was described as a crime of order. racially aggravated public.
A document released by FIFA on Monday confirmed that fans would be barred from an away game as a result of misconduct, and the Hungarian federation was also fined 75,000 Swiss francs (just over £ 60,000).
Hungary fans will not be able to participate in their final World Cup qualifying match against Poland after clashes with the police during their team’s draw with England at Wembley.
The Three Lions drew 1-1 with Hungary in their World Cup qualifying match last month
FIFA confirmed the opening of disciplinary proceedings the day after the match, saying in a statement at the time that it “strongly condemned” the disorder at Wembley.
On 21 September, the FIFA disciplinary committee ordered Hungary to play two FIFA competition matches at home behind closed doors, one of them suspended, for racist abuse directed at England players Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham during the qualifying game in Budapest on September 2.
The federation was fined 200,000 Swiss francs (just under £ 160,000) in connection with that incident.
Hungary had to play their qualifying match at home against Albania on 9 October behind closed doors.
Hungarian fans have already been excluded from two home games, one of which was suspended.
In July, the governing body of European football, UEFA, imposed a two-match stadium ban on the Hungarian federation following an investigation into the behavior of its supporters during Euro 2020 matches in Budapest and Munich.
This sanction will be applied to their next UEFA competition matches, which will be the Nations League from next June.
Meanwhile, England’s next rivals Albania are due to play their final qualifying match at home to Andorra on November 15 behind closed doors after riots during their home game against Poland, also on October 12.
The match in Tirana was temporarily suspended after bottles were thrown onto the pitch following a Karol Swiderski goal for Poland in the 77th minute.