UEFA confirm England punishment as FA discover fine for Kasper Schmeichel laser incident


UEFA have decided to fine the FA €30,000 after finding them guilty of three rule breaches. It follows their 2-1 win over Denmark which saw Kasper Schmeichel being shone at by a laser point during Harry Kane’s penalty.

UEFA have slapped the FA with a €30,000 fine after an investigation following their 2-1 win over Denmark on Wednesday night.

The Control Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) announced the decision on Saturday afternoon, revealing that England had been found guilty of three different charges.


The first was the use of a laser pointer by supporters, which was evident during Kane’s penalty in extra-time.

As he prepared to take his kick, cameras spotted a green laser being shone in Schmeichel’s face.

It did not work, though, with the Leicester keeper saving his effort – only for the rebound to be netted.


The second charge is related to the national anthems, which saw the Wembley crowd boo the Danish before a ball had even been kicked.

And the third was down to fireworks being lit by supporters.

The CEDB have decided that the FA are to pay €30,000 (£25,629) as a fine with no further action taken.


The incident was widely condemned by many, including ITV presenter Mark Pougatch who branded the fan “an idiot”.

“We can just hope that it didn’t put Kasper Schmeichel off, because it’s stupid and he doesn’t deserve that,” he said. “That sort of thing, nobody wants to see.”

The CEDB has often dealt with laser pointer rule breaches with fines after handing Lyon a €5,000 fine in 2008 when a similar incident occurred in the Champions League.


The French club were punished after a fan tried a similar trick against Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United at the time.

Booing the anthems has become a hot topic of debate after many condemned the Wembley crowd for drowning out the Danes with jeers.

Gary Lineker insisted it was distasteful while Gary Neville revealed that there was never any fuss from the players.


Prime Minister Boris Johnson has implored fans to refrain from booing during the anthem ahead of the Euro 2020 final, which will be held at Wembley.

“We don’t want fans to be booing teams. We want fans to be showing support and being respectful,” he said.


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