UEFA to Fine Arsenal and Manchester United £5,000, Why Bother?

nemanja_vidicUEFA will fine both Arsenal and Manchester United £5,000 respectively for fan incidents during last years Champions League semifinals.  An Arsenal fan hit Nemanja Vidic with a plastic bottle.  A Manchester United supporter hurled a smoke bomb onto the pitch.    The actions were potentially serious.  The fines are not.

UEFA functions like all bureaucracies.  It continues actions without a hint of rational analysis, solely because it was policy beforehand.  Has no one questioned the purpose of these penalties?

Continued at EPL Talk

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    • bobbygee
    • July 25th, 2009

    Fans will be fans. In the NFL teams aren’t fined. This fine is chump change. http://bobbygee.wordpress.com/

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