Bayern Munich fined for fan trouble

Several instances ranging from lighting flares to running on the pitch has led to the fine being imposed on the team.

Updated: January 11, 2013 10:37 IST
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Berlin: The German Football Federation has fined Bayern Munich a total of €15,000 ($19,670) for fan trouble during Bundesliga games.

The DFB says Bayern fans set off flares causing smoke plumes during a game at Fortuna Duesseldorf on October 20 and let off fireworks at Nuremberg on November 17, while a home supporter ran toward the pitch when the club hosted Borussia Dortmund on December 1.

Duesseldorf was fined €10,000 ($13,110) after a fan threw a beer cup toward a referee's assistant and a Hamburg player on November 23, and after fireworks were set off in Nuremberg on December. 8.

Mainz was fined €8,000 ($10,490.40) for flares lit at Borussia Moenchengladbach on December. 9.

Second division Cologne was fined €5,000 ($6,560) for flares during a German Cup game at Wormatia Worms.

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