QPR receive £40,000 fine from FA

FOLLOWING an Independent Regulatory Commission hearing, Queens Park Rangers and Fulham have been fined £40,000 and £36,000 respectively in relation to their game on Saturday 21st January 2017.

Both clubs admitted two breaches of FA Rule E20(a) in that, firstly, in or around the 91st minute of the fixture, they failed to ensure their players and/or officials conducted themselves in an orderly fashion. Furthermore, in or around the 94th minute, they failed to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.

In addition, QPR coach Marc Bircham and Fulham member of staff Marco Cesarini have each been fined £2,000 after admitting an FA misconduct charge in relation to a 90th minute incident in the same game.