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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England hope UEFA upholds Danny Rose's racism claims

Danny Rose complained he had been particularly targeted. Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

The allegation of racial abuse against Serbia centres on the claims of England full-back Danny Rose, who was sent off after the final whistle in Krusevac for kicking the ball away in anger.

Rose, supported by the English FA, alleged being "slapped twice" and subjected to "monkey chanting" as he left the field. He said he heard the same taunts during the game.

However, the Serbian FA denies there were any racist chants before and during the game, and accused Rose of acting in an "inappropriate, unsportsmanlike and vulgar manner" towards their fans.

Supporting evidence has been submitted from both sides to UEFA.

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