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UEFA fines Celtic for 'illicit chanting'

December 12, 2011
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UEFA has fined Celtic €15,000 (£12,700) in response to 'illicit chanting' from supporters during the 3-1 Europa League victory over Rennes.

UEFA's control and disciplinary panel imposed the fine after the match delegate was informed of pro-IRA chanting by the Strathclyde police match commander on November 3.

The fine was announced by the European governing body on Monday afternoon after a decision was taken on Friday.

Celtic expressed their surprise at the charge when it was announced last month and said they would cooperate fully with any investigation.

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