Euro 2012: UEFA action against England over pitch invasion

Updated: 17 June 2012 20:35 IST

England's Football Association are facing action from UEFA after some fans attempted to invade the pitch after the side's victory over Sweden, European football's governing body said in a statement on Sunday.

Warsaw:

England's Football Association are facing action from UEFA after some fans attempted to invade the pitch after the side's victory over Sweden, European football's governing body said in a statement on Sunday.

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UEFA said on its website that its disciplinary committee would hear the case on Wednesday regarding "the inappropriate behaviour of their (England's) supporters - attempted invasion of the field of play".

England won Friday's Group D qualifying match in the Ukrainian capital Kiev 3-2. Roy Hodgson's side came back from 2-1 down after opening the scoring, with second-half goals from Theo Walcott and Danny Welbeck.

Topics : Football Euro 2012 Steven Gerrard Sweden England Alou Diarra Lech Poznan
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