Rangers hit with eighth UEFA fine of season after latest ruling on supporters' actions

Rangers have been fined for the eighth time this season by UEFA for incidents during their Europa League run.

The latest meeting of UEFA’s Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body (CEDB) has imposed a sanction of €3,750 (around £3,190) for the lighting of fireworks by Rangers supporters at the first leg of the Europa League semi-final against RB Leipzig in Germany on April 28.

It takes the total of fines handed down to Rangers by the CEDB during the campaign to €128,500 (around £109,000).

The previous seven financial penalties received by Rangers were:-

LEIPZIG, GERMANY - APRIL 28 : Rangers fans let off pyro-technics during a UEFA Europa League Semi-Final match between RB Leipzig and Rangers at the Red Bull Arena, on April 28, 2022, in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

€5,250 for the ‘lighting and throwing of an object’ during the 1-1 draw away to Brondby on November 4.

€6,000 for the ‘throwing of objects’ during the 2-0 win over Sparta Prague at Ibrox on November 25.

€19,250 for ‘lighting of fireworks’ during the 1-1 draw against Lyon in France on December 9.

€5,000 for the post-match encroachment of children onto the pitch at Ibrox at the second leg of the knockout round play-off tie against Borussia Dortmund on February 24.

€35,000 for ‘throwing of objects’ and ‘acts of damage’ at the Rajko Mitic Stadium in Belgrade during the second leg of the last 16 tie against Red Star Belgrade on March 17.

€46,250 for the lighting of multiple fireworks and being deemed responsible for a late kick-off at the first leg of the quarter-final against Braga in Portugal on April 7.

€8,000 for the blocking of public passageways at Ibrox during the second leg of the quarter-final against Braga on April 14.


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