Fulham fined

Tuesday 5 March 2002

Fulham Football Club receives Football Association decision regarding mass confrontation charge.

Fulham Football Club today received a decision from the Football Association regarding the charge of misconduct during the Everton fixture at Craven Cottage on Saturday 8 December 2001.

The Football Association has decided that a breach of rule 21a of the FA rules had taken place at the fixture and that the Club's players had behaved in a disorderly manner on the pitch.

A fine of £30,000 and a future misconduct warning has been issued to the club.

Mark Collins action MD of Fulham FC commented:

"The club is extremely disappointed by the decision and is in the process of consulting with its experts regarding a possible appeal."