Euro 2016: Russia Get Suspended Disqualification

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Russia have been threatened with outright disqualification from the ongoing Euro 2016 in France if their fans cause further trouble at the stadium.

European football governing body, UEFA, however, gave the country a suspended disqualification and a fine of 150,000 euro following violent scenes at the game against England in Marseille last Saturday.

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UEFA explained that the suspended disqualification and fine only relate to incidents that happened inside the stadium.

However, Russia coach, Leonid Slutsky, whose team still have to play Wales and Slovakia, says he is very confident his squad will not be excluded from the competition.

Also, England were threatened by UEFA with disqualification from Euro 2016 but were not formally charged.

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Meanwhile, groups of Russian fans are also being deported from France as a result of trouble at the tournament.

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