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UEFA appeals against sanctions

UEFA has appealed against the sanctions that its own control and disciplinary body imposed on Serbia and England for incidents in an Under-21 match in October.

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Former FA chief: Government must intervene in Serbia row

The FA's former executive director, David Davies, urged the UK government to take action over the Under-21 football row in Serbia:

There are conversations that need to be had, clearly as a matter of urgency, between the government through the Foreign Office and the FA.

On the football side with Uefa, there is also the issue of what influence does this have on the disciplinary proceedings with Uefa."

Germany, Holland and Spain, for example, are all close allies in Europe.

Their teams can just as easily be drawn to play in Serbia. This is not just an English issue.

– David Davies

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