Soccer-Cagliari fined 25,000 euros for racist chants


Tue, 19 Oct 13:16:00 2010

Cagliari have been fined 25,000 euros ($34,760) after racist chants from their fans resulted in a three-minute suspension of play during Sunday's home match with Inter Milan, Serie A said in a statement on Tuesday.

The referee, using new powers from the Italian soccer federation, halted the match because of the chants aimed at Inter's Samuel Eto'o. The game soon got underway again and there was no further trouble.

AS Roma were fined 10,000 euros after a fan shone a laser into the eyes of an assistant referee during Saturday's 2-1 win over Genoa.


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