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City: City is fined for fans who stormed the stadium after winning the Scudetto

LONDON: The English Football Association fined Manchester City £ 260,000 ($ 288,808) on Friday for their fans’ behavior during the Premier League title celebration by storming the pitch after defeating Aston Villa. City came two goals behind and won 3-2 against Villa as enthusiastic fans stormed the grounds of the Etihad Stadium. Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen was attacked during the post-game celebrations and City issued an apology and opened an investigation into the incident. Greater Manchester police also accused two people of throwing fireworks and storming the stadium. The FA stated in a note: “The club admitted that he did not ensure that his fans, and anyone who claims to be fans or affiliates, took action in disciplined manner and refrained from violent or threatening behavior during the offense in field after the final whistle. “Last week the English Football Association fined Everton £ 300,000 for two incidents of break-ins by their fans during their victory at Crystal Palace last season, as well as for a clash between a fan of ‘ Everton and Palace manager Patrick Vieira. (Reuters)

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