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West Ham fined 115,000 for violence that marred Millwall Carling Cup tie

15 Jan 2010 19:38:53

West Ham fined 115,000 for violence that marred Millwall Carling Cup tie

West Ham United were fined £115,000 and ordered to pay £5,000 costs by the FA for failing to control their fans in the Carling Cup clash with Millwall in August. The club are expected to appeal against the stinging punishment, set down because they were found guilty earlier this week of failing to ensure supporters refrained from violent, threatening, obscene and provocative behaviour, as well as failing to stop fans from invading the pitch. Millwall were cleared of all charges. Stand-off: The crowd proved difficult to control at Upton Park in August West Ham will have 14 days to appeal against the findings from thedate they receive a written explanation which is expected next week but the club will not comment until a decision over an appeal has beenmade.  ALL THE WEEKEND BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWSRace hots up to buy West Ham with two locked in £100m takeover raceNo WAGS here please! West Ham's would-be owner and the stunning model he kicked out of a partyTHE INSIDER: Steven Gerrard tops ambitious Inter Milan's shopping list and West Ham could do better than Maxi LopezWEST HAM UNITED FC


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