Chelsea and Arsenal fined by FA

Chelsea and Arsenal fined by FA

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Chelsea and Arsenal have been fined by the FA after failing to control their players during the match at Stamford Bridge on 19 September.

During that memorable match at Stamford Bridge, there were several incidents involving Diego Costa, Laurent Koscielny and Gabriel which resulted with three match ban for the Chelsea striker. However, the FA decided to additionally punish both clubs financially.

The FA statement read

‘Following an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, Chelsea and Arsenal have been fined £40,000 and £30,000 respectively and warned as to their future conduct after both clubs admitted a breach of FA Rule E20.”

”The charge was for failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion from the 44th to the 47th minute of the game at Stamford Bridge on 19 September 2015.”

”The Independent Regulatory Commission considered the previous disciplinary records of both clubs in reaching its decision on sanction.”