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Date TimeOctober 29, 2019
Voice• Uefa also fines Bulgaria €75,000 over Euro 2020 qualifier• Uefa had been urged to take strong actionBulgaria have been ordered by Uefa to play their next competitive home game behind closed doors, with a further match suspended for two years after the racist chanting which marred the Euro 2020 qualifier with England earlier this month.
Bulgaria ordered to play one game behind closed doors over England racism
The prime minister, Boris Johnson, was among those to demand sanctions from European football’s governing body after the incidents in Sofia during England’s 6-0 victory, which saw the game halted twice in the first half after fans made monkey noises towards Tyrone Mings, Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford. The sports minister, Nigel Adams, wrote to the Uefa president, Aleksander Čeferin, asking him to take “urgent action”, with Bulgaria already having been punished with a partial stadium ban for “racist incidents” during a previous qualifier.

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