Heavy sanctions due if Serbian racist chanting is proven

England v Serbia
The violence marred Stuart Pearce's side's hard-fought qualification. Credit: Stephen Pond/EMPICS Sport

UEFA is expected to impose heavy sanctions later today if their control and disciplinary body find Serbia guilty over a racist chanting charge from the clash with the England Under-21s in October.

The Serbian FA, along with the English FA, also face a charge of failure to control their players in the ugly scenes in Krusevac.

Tempers flared in the aftermath of the 1-0 win for Stuart Pearce's side, which put the team through to next year's European Championships.


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.