UEFA has ordered Montenegro to play one match behind closed doors after England players were racially abused during a European Championships qualifier.
Danny Rose, Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi were particularly targeted by groups of home fans within the Gradski Stadion in Podgorica, as the Three Lions won 5-1 on 25 March. Sterling celebrated his goal in the game in front of the Montenegrin fans, who were heard directing monkey chants to England’s black players.
The Football Association of Montenegro announced on Friday that Uefa has ordered Montenegro to play their 7 June qualifier at home to Kosovo in an empty stadium as a result. Read more