Southampton Fined For Sheffield United Melee
Tuesday, 16th Mar 2021 21:06
Saints and Sheffield United have both been fined for their part in a late melee after tempers flared in the recent 2-0 win for Southampton at Bramall Lane.
The two clubs have both been fined a sum of £20,000 each for failing to ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion.
Both clubs admitted breaching Football Association Rule E2 after tempers flared late on in Saints' 2-0 win.
John Fleck's foul on Saints' Che Adams sparked the confrontation.
Fleck was shown a yellow card, with team-mate Oli McBurnie and Southampton's Jannik Vestergaard then booked for their reaction, as both sets of players had a pushing and shoving session, that in truth appeared to be far worse than it actually was.
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